Huu-ay-aht invests in the future with $14.2 million Tribunal award

This week, Huu-ay-aht First Nations announced how the $14,285,000 IR No. 1 Specific Claims Tribunal Award would be used to work toward self-reliance for all citizens and the Nation. The award is the result of a claim Huu-ay-aht filed with the Tribunal in 2011 about logging that took place on former Numukamis IR1 between 1948 … Continue reading Huu-ay-aht invests in the future with $14.2 million Tribunal award

November Community Engagement Sessions kick off tonight

Citizens are invited to participate in an informative round of Community Engagement Sessions, beginning in Anacla on November 7. The engagement sessions will take place in five communities, also including Port Alberni, Nanaimo, Vancouver and Victoria. The main topic for this round of engagement sessions will be a discussion on self-reliance for the Nation. Self-reliance … Continue reading November Community Engagement Sessions kick off tonight

Families bring back Coming of Age celebration

By Heather Thomson For centuries the First Nations of British Columbia have hosted Coming of Age celebrations, marking the time when a girl becomes a woman. The potlatch ban came into place in 1885, making traditional celebrations like this challenging. Many nations continued the practice in private, but they were not able to bring it … Continue reading Families bring back Coming of Age celebration

Tribunal receives application from Johnson Ginger

A notice has been received from Johnson Ginger for a determination that he be eligible to hold public office. For the full notice, click the link : https://huuayaht.files.wordpress.com/2017/05/notice-re-johnson-ginger-application-november-1-2017-01432644.pdf

Burn program on TSL begins on October 16

HFN Forestry LP will be conducting a burn program to burn slash piles for reforestation and hazard abatement on the N1A, K3N, Treaty Settlement Land tenures and Private Land (see attached map) during the period of October 16, 2017 to December 31, 2017. The main focus areas of the burn program are: - Bamfield Mainline … Continue reading Burn program on TSL begins on October 16