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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

Elk hunt awarded to Ed Johnson Sr.

Huu-ay-aht First Nations is awarded one elk annually. It has traditionally been awarded to a Huu-ay-aht citizen through a draw or random lottery. This year, the allocation is being awarded directly to Ed Johnson Sr., on recommendation of the Ḥaw̓iiḥ Council. Ḥaw̓iiḥ wanted to recognize that Ed won the elk draw in 2013, but he … Continue reading Elk hunt awarded to Ed Johnson Sr.

HGB wins aboriginal business award

BC Achievements Foundation celebrates the ninth annual BC Aboriginal Business awards this year. They will take this opportunity to recognize 19 indigenous businesses for their business achievements. Huu-ay-aht First Nations, is proud to announce that the Huu-ay-aht Group of Businesses has won the 2017 BC Aboriginal Business Award for outstanding business achievements in the Community-Owned … Continue reading HGB wins aboriginal business award