Sockeye and Halibut Update for 2017

We are not expecting any sockeye allocation this year. To allow the fish to move up the river to spawn, no sector will fish sockeye this year. Our Treaty rights to sockeye are second only to conservation – however the Somass run is expected to be only 170,000, for there to be any fishing, there … Continue reading Sockeye and Halibut Update for 2017

Listen to your Elders about “The Heart of the People”!

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”!

High wind and heavy rain warning for Wednesday evening and Thursday morning

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

Halibut announcement

Huu-ay-aht First Nations regrets to inform citizens living in Nanaimo, Port Alberni and Parksville that we are unable to distribute any more halibut this season. Regrettably, a number of problems occurred during the fishing season leading to the Nation being unable to catch its quota for the year. This left us without enough halibut to … Continue reading Halibut announcement

Come to our Community Engagement Sessions

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