Huu-ay-aht First Nations Poised to Start 5.2MW Run of the River Project

Huu-ay-aht First Nations is pleased to announce they will be meeting with BC Hydro on Monday, December 11, 2017 to finalize details on an Electricity Purchase Agreement (EPA) for the Sarita River Hydropower Project. “This is an important step toward reconciliation,” explained Huu-ay-aht’s Chief Councillor Robert J. Dennis Sr. “The Sarita River Hydropower Project is … Continue reading Huu-ay-aht First Nations Poised to Start 5.2MW Run of the River Project

Executive Council makes decision regarding distribution to minors

Executive Council passed the attached motion this morning regarding distributions to minors. With respect to making distribution payments to minor citizens, Executive Council has a fiduciary obligation to make decisions in the best interests of each minor citizen. In keeping with this obligation, Executive Council has decided that the Nation will hold funds in trust for … Continue reading Executive Council makes decision regarding distribution to minors

Cultural name – Kwispaa – chosen for LNG project

Huu-ay-aht First Nations and Steelhead LNG are pleased to announce that the co-managed LNG project in Sarita has a new name. Following recommendations from the LNG Advisory Committee, Ḥaw̓iiḥ Council has approved the name Kwispaa (Kwis-pa-a) LNG project. The traditional name reflects Huu-ay-aht’s elders and its rich history and connection to the land and territory, … Continue reading Cultural name – Kwispaa – chosen for LNG project

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