Rebecca Dyok, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

B.C. First Nation calling for Williams Lake councillor to resign over residential school remarks

Chief Willie Sellars said comments were shocking and disturbing

New association to provide voice for B.C. First Nation development corporations

First Nation Business Development Association is comprised of nearly 50 members

Predator scat study in Chilcotin could inform future moose management

The program is in its second year to determine relationship between predators and calf moose

B.C. First Nation reunited with artifact 13 years after found in Williams Lake

The spearhead is believed to be 2,600 to 4,000 years old

Former Williams Lake resident returns artifact to local First Nation

Cheryl Engemoen and her late husband found the artifact in their garden in 2007

New First Nations law intended to protect Fraser River sparks dispute over territory

The Nations are requesting nation-to-nation dialogue on ?Esdilagh’s law to protect the Fraser River

History of systemic racism between RCMP and First Nations must be addressed: Chief

Recent protests spark renewed calls for police reform and healing to move forward

NStQ nations forgiven $32 million treaty loan by feds

Northern Shuswap Treaty Society and Northern Shuswap Tribal Council celebrating

Virtual celebrations planned for National Indigenous Peoples Day in Williams Lake

Parade and festivities in Boitanio Park cancelled this year

‘It’s like finding a needle in a haystack’: Ancient arrowhead discovered near Williams Lake

The artifact is believed to be from the Nesikip period between 7,500 BP to 6,000 BP

P.G.’s Barb Ward-Burkitt named new chair of Minister’s Advisory Council on Indigenous Women

A survivor of domestic abuse herself, Ward-Burkitt has served as vice-chair since 2018

B.C. First Nation-owned solar farm connected to the grid

Construction was completed by the Tsilhqot’in Nation last year

B.C. government eyes antlerless moose harvest increase in bid to save caribou

Antlerless moose hunts reduce predation for threatened mountain caribou, says ministry

Orange Shirt Society seeks to trademark ‘Every Child Matters’

Unscrupulous sales of Orange Shirt Society owned designs continue

Family bond strengthened through mask-making

A B.C. Indigenous youth is making face masks for firefighters after having made some for family

Indigenous company to launch First Nations banking app

A national release of the OneFeather APP anticipated no later than this summer

Indigenous teen goaltender part of nationwide documentary on community hockey

Hockey 24: A Film by Canada premiered on May 24, 2020

Indigenous student eyes veterinary school

Alicia William would be the first veterinary for the Tsilhqot’in Nation