First Nations culture along B.C.’s West Coast is rooted in the majestic and monumental cedar tree.
But more than a century of industrial old-growth logging has mowed down these forest giants that can live for thousands of years, putting the shared spiritual and cultural well-being of First Nations at risk, Smith said.Continue reading Na̲nwak̲olas council strikes agreement to protect sacred cedars
An emaciated grizzly was found dead yesterday on the B.C. Central Coast yesterday, sparking concern over the rest of the bear population and its food supply.Continue reading Emaciated grizzly sparks concern about low salmon count
Two First Nations are calling for the closure of a fish farm off the east coast of Vancouver Island following the escape of 1,000 Atlantic salmon into their territorial waters in May. The We Wai Kai and Wei Wai Kum nations want the immediate cancellation of Mowi Inc. tenure for its Shaw Point aquaculture operation, according to a statement issued by the Laich-Kwil-Tach Treaty Society on Thursday.Continue reading First Nations Call For Closure Of Shaw Point Salmon Farm