First Nations

Great-grandson of original carver helps restore totem pole at Royal B.C. Museum

The Kwakwaka’wakw Heraldic Pole was originally completed in 1953


New First Nations justice strategy being created in B.C.

15 regional First Nations justice centres being established around the province


Long-awaited blasting advances efforts to clear Big Bar blockage

Pressure has been on senior governments working with First Nations to remove rock at slide site


Artisans wanted for Secwépemc landmark and trail sculptures

Sculptures will bring educational experience on Secwépemc culture to popular parks and trails

‘Decolonizing’ Salmon Arm Arts Centre one of several unique projects in 2020

The year’s events will include a festival celebrating LGBTQ arts

Storm strands travellers, cuts off only road access to remote B.C. community

Bamfield still waiting for promised road upgrades after fatal bus crash last September

  • Feb 3, 2020

Historic agreement sees First Nations and City of Salmon Arm work on connector trail

Long-requested West Bay Trail to be built after many lives lost on railway tracks

Victoria police arrest 12 anti-pipeline protesters supporting Wet’suwet’en

‘We are unarmed, they have guns,’ protesters chanted on Wednesday morning

800-year-old tree to become UN project totem at B.C. university

Pole to be raised in recognition of the UN 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages

Indigenous Artist Archie Andrew Chases A Vision

Creating Carvings, Paintings, Prints and a Monumental Canoe

  • Jan 7, 2019

Arthur Vickers; the Artist as Master Story Teller

Creating art in a Cowichan Bay waterfront studio

  • Aug 28, 2018

Could Vancouver Island be the site of a future LNG export facility?

Vancouver-based Steelhead LNG and the Huu-ay-aht First Nation provided an update on the $10 billion development

New chief and council for band

Chief acclaimed, three new councillors, two incumbents re-elected for Adams Lake Indian Band

Former chief wants to bridge divides

Road block on bridge has now been removed

Focus on alcohol

Teacher at Chief Atahm School brings powerful book on alcohol to class as link to other issues.