Hupačasath Recent News

2015 Election Results

Official count is now in for Hupačasath’s election held on Saturday April 4th, 2015. Another position was available this year from two Councils members to three Councillors in addition to the Chief Councillor. There were 144 ballots cast in Hupačasath First Nation’s election with one ballot rejected in the Chief…


What is HFN is most proud about?

The Hupacasath First Nations traditional territory is very grand compared to other Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations. The territory is approximately 229,000 hectares, which engulfs the whole Alberni Valley. The boundaries for this territory are basically the mountain peaks from the Alberni Valley, which start from the north at Mt. Chief…


HFN & DFO – Partners In Fisheries Management

Since time immemorial, the Hupacasath First Nation (HFN) has lived in harmony with and in many ways dependent on its relationship with the area’s surrounding waterways and open sea access. Fishing is a traditional part of the HFN lifestyle, as a food source and as an integral part of…


Sunset Street Market A Summertime Event

What’s held outdoors, brings in venders and entrepreneurs from around the island during the summer, and is a whole lot of fun? Why, the Sunset Street Market of course! Running throughout the summer months, the Sunset Street Market is an open air extravaganza that combines color, sounds and treats…


Youth Centre: Focus of After-School Tutorial Programs

It’s a universal question asked by parents everywhere, especially those at work during the day: how do we keep the kids busy after school? How do we keep them safe? Provide our children a safe community focused environment with learning opportunities, culture and the ability to play and learn…