Rebecca Dyok, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Chastity Davis-Alphonse took the time to vote on Oct. 21. B.C’s general Election Day is Saturday, Oct. 24. (Chastity Davis-Alphonse Facebook photo)

B.C. reconciliation advocate encourages Indigenous women to vote in provincial election

Through the power of voice and education Chastity Davis-Alphonse is hopeful for change

Chastity Davis-Alphonse took the time to vote on Oct. 21. B.C’s general Election Day is Saturday, Oct. 24. (Chastity Davis-Alphonse Facebook photo)
A sister community agreement was virtually signed by the Tsilhqot’in Nation and New Westminster on Oct. 15. (Tsilhqot’in National Government photo)

Tsilhqot’in Nation and New Westminster become sister communities

The sister community agreement is written in both English and Tsilhqot’in

A sister community agreement was virtually signed by the Tsilhqot’in Nation and New Westminster on Oct. 15. (Tsilhqot’in National Government photo)
Raija Paul launched a fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House on her tenth birthday.

B.C. girl makes birthday wish for Ronald McDonald House after uncle’s kidney transplant

Raija Paul, 10, wants to sponsor 100 nights of family stays

Raija Paul launched a fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House on her tenth birthday.

Trap training hoped to address overabundance of beavers near Williams Lake

Xat’sull members learn to set traps and process a beaver

‘I still wanted a reason to celebrate’: Tl’etinqox chief ties the knot in historic wedding

Amidst the pandemic and his own health scare Chief Joe Alphonse marries Chastity Davis

Tahltan Nation eager to see 2020 hunting season draw to a close

TCG president says they have witnessed racism and vandalism by hunters this year

Metis Nation demands recognition by B.C.

New report highlights inequities in the treatment of Metis in B.C.

Missing mushroom picker in northern B.C. found dead

Witset elder found deceased in Price Creek area more than two weeks after he vanished

First Nations Health Authority chief medical officer concerned with rising COVID-19 cases

“There’s still so much we don’t know and we’re learning everyday about this particular virus.”

Orange Shirt Society launches first textbook on residential school history

Phyllis Webstad and Joan Sorley worked on the 156-page book to help educate students

Search suspended for Indigenous elder last seen mushroom picking in northwest B.C.

Mushroom picker Thomas (Tommy) Dennis has been missing since Sept. 16

A first in the Chilcotin: Tl’etinqox builds six-unit Elders complex

“It’s exciting,” says Chief Joe Alphonse

Williams Lake First Nation inks historic cannabis deal with B.C. government

The agreement paves the way for WLFN to sell cannabis to the government, and open stores across B.C.

Tolko to sponsor annual nation-wide Orange Shirt Day art contest

The contest for students to design the 2021 shirt closes Oct. 31

A labour of love: Petak Produce continues growing despite challenges

From wildfires, floods and COVID-19, little has stopped the First Nations owned garden

Bears and wolves to be hunted by Tahltan in B.C’s northwest

Tahltan Nation introduces predator management policy

B.C. First Nations call on privacy commissioner to release community COVID-19 data

An application has been made to the office of the information and privacy commissioner

A pit house for a Tsilhqot’in family

Family reconnects with traditional ways of life west of Williams Lake

Billboard promoting the protection of cow moose latest to be installed along Highway 97

Soda Creek Indian Band is proud to support the Cow Moose Sign Project

Every day is a prayer: Tsilhqot’in community prays for return of salmon

Situated along both sides of the Fraser River, ?Esdilagh has been impacted by low salmon numbers