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Snapshots on the road to Tofino...

“Would you like to take their photo,” the dog owner asked without hesitation, already reigning in her three large pets. We had stopped to take a photo of an ageing wooden boat on the main street of Ucluelet. 1,559 more words


Big win for Edwards and Huu-ay-aht

Huu-ay-aht Executive Director James Edwards was one of three young professionals in the Alberni Valley to take home a prestigious Top 20 Under 40 Business and Community Achievement Award on March 14. 354 more words

Alberni Valley Outdoor Club - volunteer trail-builders!

Hey, just a quick post here…. I was out for a run with Xhosa a few weeks ago on the Roger’s Creek Trails. Somehow we haven’t blogged about these trails much here, but this is a fantastic trail system right in the heart of Port Alberni, and Dave and I are on these trails all the time – at least several times a week. 376 more words

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Tom Happynook appointed Treaty Commissioner

Huu-ay-aht First Nations is proud to announce that Executive Councillor Tom Mexsis Happynook has been appointed Treaty Commissioner for British Columbia by the provincial government. 684 more words



It doesn’t feel like another place anymore. Home and where I am. As the highway zips past, a whirlwind of cars, and green, the haphazard mix of fog and sun, it feels like an extension of place. 201 more words



Paawats himwitsa…

  • In February 2006, the Huu-ay-aht Elders (Nananiiqsu), parents and children started meeting to plan a language nest program.
  • With funding obtained by Denny Durocher, the community hosted an 8 week language nest pilot project that was facilitated by Nancy Logan. 
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New Community Engagement Sessions start in February

The new round of Community Engagement Sessions is going to start the third week of February. The rebranding process, new legislation, the proposed LNG project for Sarita Bay and upcoming jobs and training within the Nation are the main topics to be discussed. 132 more words