A new study in the peer-reviewed open-access journal Ecosphere deepens our understanding of the connections between salmon and bear populations. Using a chemical technique known as stable isotope analysis, researchers examined samples of hair left by more than 1,400 grizzly and black bears from 1995 to 2014 at the places they feed on salmon in more than 690,00 square
On National Aboriginal Day June 21st, Old Massett Village Council is welcoming all community members to participate in a joyful event: the raising of a totem pole at Hiellen Longhouse Village. Located at the mouth of the Hiellen River in Haida territory on Graham Island, this site hosts a thriving Haida-owned business that rents longhouse-styled cabins
The Spring 2017 edition of Talking Stick features a story on the origins and accomplishments of the Coastal Stewardship Network, and reflections from the Council of the Haida Nation on its implementation of the Kunst’aa Guu-Kunst’aayah Reconciliation Protocol. It also offers a snapshot of Community Wellbeing Outcomes featured in our 2016 Annual Report, and introduces two new key staff at Coast Funds.
Participation in the Coastal Stewardship Network is helping all its member Nations power up monitoring efforts and the quality of analysis on environmental and resource management decisions—and generating interest from other First Nations, researchers, and journalists.
Coast Funds’ newly released 2016 Annual Report includes highlights of an analysis of community well-being outcomes of investments by First Nations in the Great Bear Rainforest.
On Saturday, April 1st, a number of us from Coast Funds attended a ceremony held at UBC’s Main Mall to witness a truly unforgettable event: the raising of the Reconciliation Pole.