This is the first part of the documentary "The Heart of the People". A unique opportunity to listen to Elders who are no longer with us, but speak about the Sarita River from the bottom of their tiičma (heart): Willie Sport - cultural historian, fisher and trapper. Lizzie Happynook - weaver whose pieces are exhibited at the Alberni … Continue reading Listen to your Elders about “The Heart of the People”!
Amelia Vos, Environmental Technician, shared this weather report. Heads up to everyone working in the field, crossing harbour or driving on the Bamfield road. High wind and heavy rain are expected later today. Look out for your neighbours and prepare for severe weather and potential power outage. For any questions about the Huu-ay-aht emergency preparedness plan, please contact … Continue reading High wind and heavy rain warning for Wednesday evening and Thursday morning
UPDATE: Victoria's Engagement Session has been changed to today, December 18, 2015. They will be held at the Uptown Community Room in the Uptown mall, beginning at 5:30 p.m. with dinner and the meeting to follow. Our Executive Council has identified Economic Development as a top priority for the Nation. First thing in the new … Continue reading Come to our Community Engagement Sessions
By Wish-key First off, I would like to, and on behalf of Tayii ƛiišin, thank all who participated in the day at Kiixʔin. This was for certain a Team Huu-ay-aht effort. The day started out beautifully and nature, it seemed, was on our side for this important ceremonial brushing out at Kiixʔin. The day was … Continue reading Kiixʔin yaxšiƛin – Brushing ceremony
Tsunami debris is a danger to wildlife. As it was originally submerged in the marine environment (e.g. docks and ships), it can contain coastal aquatic invasive species. There is also terrestrial origin debris such as electrical goods, clothes and door frames. None of us would like to be exposed to these! Give us a hand, then! Amelia Vos, Environmental Technician, is happy to … Continue reading Participate in the Huu-ay-aht Tsunami Debris Cleanup!