Rebecca Dyok, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

COVID-19: Increased federal funding for off-reserve Indigenous services welcomed news in north

Funding to benefit organizations such as friendship centres during pandemic

Yunesit’in First Nation removes checkpoints

The checkpoints along Taseko Lake Road are no longer in effect

Celebrations continue for Tsilhqot’in Nation after court victory against Taskeo Mines Ltd.

Supreme Court of Canada upholds 2014 decision rejecting New Prosperity mine on May 14, 2020

New music video sheds light on Chilcotin War of 1864

The neo-folk song and video has been released by Marv Machura

Williams Lake Indian Band thanks educators during COVID-19 with drum song

Drumming and singing was held outside of Marie Sharpe Elementary

Canada’s top court dismisses Taseko’s appeal on New Prosperity mine rejection

Tsilhqot’in Nation says it is celebrating the decision

Highway improvements slated this summer near Williams Lake and Quesnel

Road resurfacing season is moving ahead despite COVID-19

Trail construction put on hold in First Nations communities due to COVID-19

Four projects are scheduled to commence this year at Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation, Tsq’escen’, ?Esdilagh and Xat’sull

River valley flooding destroys archaeological sites, uncovers others

Sugarcane Archaeology was issued an emergency permit earlier this month

Xat’sull Development Corporation and Peterson Contracting Ltd. sign partnership agreement

Chief Sellars said the strength of both organizations will lead to great synergies

Second COVID-19 lockdown brings challenges and strengths into focus for Xeni Gwet’in

Chief Jimmy Lulua encourages community members to strive toward self-sufficiency

Rosie Seymour Powwow cancelled to prevent the spread of COVID-19

The 15th annual powwow was scheduled for June 19-21

Temporary bridge being installed at Tsq’Escen Road near 100 Mile House

Tsq’escen’ Chief Helen Henderson says the rising waters and its levels were proving to be too much

Growing community: ?Esdilagh First Nation plants potatoes for members

Band Councillor Chad Stump encourages everyone to get healthy by planting their own vegetable garden

Tl’etinqox chief concerned about tree planters after community emerges from first lockdown

Lockdowns have been lifted at Tl’etinqox and Xeni Gwet’in

Tsilhqot’in Nation voice support for federal assault weapons ban

Tribal chair Chief Joe Alphonse says the ban will save lives

Tsq’escenemc praying for water levels to soon recede in South Cariboo

A secondary back road has been upgraded for traffic