The Homalco Nation has created a new ecotourism business that provides cultural experiences, training youth guides in their language and reconnecting with their homelands in Bute Inlet. Photo by Todd Peacey for Homalco Wildlife Tours.

First Nations are investing over $200 million to develop the Great Bear Rainforest conservation economy

First Nations are developing a conservation-based economy throughout coastal British Columbia and have announced the latest results from their ongoing environmental stewardship and sustainable development efforts today.

Read More

Kitasoo / Xai’xais Cultural Youth Program Builds Young Ambassadors for the Nation

The Súa Youth Cultural Program is providing opportunities for Kitasoo/ Xai’xais youth to explore their culture while fostering values that will prepare them to be successful in school and work.

Read More
Kitasoo Xai'xais Guardian Watchmen. Photo by Meaghan Hume

Globe and Mail: Great Bear Rainforest Provides Residents with a Future

Featuring the Kitasoo/Xai’xais, Homalco, Heiltsuk, and Haida Nations, the Globe and Mail explores how Coast Funds supports human well-being in the Great Bear Rainforest.

Read More
Hiellen Longhouse Village - Guy Kimola photo

Haida Nation To Raise New Totem Pole at Hiellen on National Aboriginal Day

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

Read More

Talking Stick – Spring 2017

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.

Read More