First Nations

All Nations Driving Academy founder Lucy Sager (left) and the Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training Melanie Mark after the $360,000 funding announcement in Terrace Aug. 15. (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)

All Nations Driving Academy gets $360K boost from province

Terrace-based driving school bridges gap in services for remote northwest B.C. communities

All Nations Driving Academy founder Lucy Sager (left) and the Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training Melanie Mark after the $360,000 funding announcement in Terrace Aug. 15. (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)
A Great Spirit Bear captured on camera in the Great Bear Rainforest, Coast Funds is an Indigenous-led conservation finance that invests to strengthen the well-being of First Nations and the ecological integrity of the Great Bear Rainforest and Haida Gwaii regions of B.C. (photo by Natalie Bowes)

Indigenous peoples to have one more voice at the table

Coast Funds announced a new shareholder proxy voting system

A Great Spirit Bear captured on camera in the Great Bear Rainforest, Coast Funds is an Indigenous-led conservation finance that invests to strengthen the well-being of First Nations and the ecological integrity of the Great Bear Rainforest and Haida Gwaii regions of B.C. (photo by Natalie Bowes)
The lion dance featured a number of impressive feats, including this table portion. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

VIDEO AND STORY: Prince Rupert celebrations headlined with First Nations and Chinese collaboration

Chinese lion dancing and First Nations drumming delight the Canada Day crowd at Mariners Park

The lion dance featured a number of impressive feats, including this table portion. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Nisga’a citizens rally in front of the Nisga’a Lisims Government building in Gitlaxt’aamiks on June 28 in response to the documents released by former NLG employee Andre Cardinal. (Natalia Balcerzak/Terrace Standard)

Protesters demand transparency from Nisga’a government

Leaked documents lead Concerned Nisga’a Citizens group to rally

Nisga’a citizens rally in front of the Nisga’a Lisims Government building in Gitlaxt’aamiks on June 28 in response to the documents released by former NLG employee Andre Cardinal. (Natalia Balcerzak/Terrace Standard)
Wife of the late Robert Tait, Edna Tait (right of mortuary pole), standing with their children and grand children after they unveiled the first mortuary pole at the Fairview Cemetery, Prince Rupert on Saturday, June 15, in honour of Robert Tait’s memory and legacy as a carver. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

First ever Nisga’a mortuary totem pole unveiled in Prince Rupert cemetery on Father’s Day weekend

The pole was unveiled at Fairview Cemetery in honour of the late Robert Tait, renowned carver

Wife of the late Robert Tait, Edna Tait (right of mortuary pole), standing with their children and grand children after they unveiled the first mortuary pole at the Fairview Cemetery, Prince Rupert on Saturday, June 15, in honour of Robert Tait’s memory and legacy as a carver. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Laurie Chan (left) participates in a First Nations Food, Nutrition & Environment Study workshop in Thunder Bay in November 2014. Chan is the corresponding author of a new study on the potential impacts of climate-related seafood decline on coastal B.C. First Nations’ nutrition. (FNFNES Facebook photo)

B.C. First Nations’ intake of essential nutrients to drop by 31 per cent: study

Professors project the nutrient decrease by 2050 if climate change mitigation continues as is

Laurie Chan (left) participates in a First Nations Food, Nutrition & Environment Study workshop in Thunder Bay in November 2014. Chan is the corresponding author of a new study on the potential impacts of climate-related seafood decline on coastal B.C. First Nations’ nutrition. (FNFNES Facebook photo)
Scott Fraser, B.C.’s Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, Harold Leighton, Chief Councillor of the Metlakatla First Nation and Carolyn Bennett, federal Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations sign the transition agreement. (Contributed photo)

Metlakatla transitions treaty negotiations to Stage 5

Indigenous nation near Prince Rupert moves closer to self-governance agreement with province

Scott Fraser, B.C.’s Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, Harold Leighton, Chief Councillor of the Metlakatla First Nation and Carolyn Bennett, federal Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations sign the transition agreement. (Contributed photo)
Master Nuu-Chah-Nulth carver Tim Paul (Left) and Edward Johnson Jr., program manager for Huu-ay-aht First Nation, stood near an 800-year-old felled tree near Bamfield. Paul will carve the tree into a new Language Revitalization Pole for the UN 2019 Year of Indigenous languages (File Contributed/First Nations Education Foundation)

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

Master Nuu-Chah-Nulth carver Tim Paul (Left) and Edward Johnson Jr., program manager for Huu-ay-aht First Nation, stood near an 800-year-old felled tree near Bamfield. Paul will carve the tree into a new Language Revitalization Pole for the UN 2019 Year of Indigenous languages (File Contributed/First Nations Education Foundation)
Artist Archie Andrew shows off one of his carved masks. Don Denton photography

Indigenous Artist Archie Andrew Chases A Vision

Creating Carvings, Paintings, Prints and a Monumental Canoe

  • Jan 7, 2019
Artist Archie Andrew shows off one of his carved masks. Don Denton photography
Arthur Vickers; the Artist as Master Story Teller

Arthur Vickers; the Artist as Master Story Teller

Creating art in a Cowichan Bay waterfront studio

  • Aug 28, 2018
Arthur Vickers; the Artist as Master Story Teller
Could Vancouver Island be the site of a future LNG export facility?

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

Could Vancouver Island be the site of a future LNG export facility?
Dale Campbell is one of the few female carvers living on the North Coast. Her work with metal and wood has been recognized all over the world, from Hong Kong to New Mexico, yet she always has to remind herself the she’s doing her best and that is enough. Shannon Lough/The Northern View

VIDEO and Story: Heart of Our City – Carving her best

Dale Campbell has been a female carver for 45 years, and she continues to share her work globally.

Dale Campbell is one of the few female carvers living on the North Coast. Her work with metal and wood has been recognized all over the world, from Hong Kong to New Mexico, yet she always has to remind herself the she’s doing her best and that is enough. Shannon Lough/The Northern View