Hupačasath Recent News

Hupačasath Youth Explore ʕiił-či-y̓ak, Dog Mountain

Since time immemorial the Hupačasath people have enjoyed their lands and all of the bounty it provides.  A day on Dog Mountain (ʕiił-či-y̓ak) with the Hupačasath Youth enjoying all the mountain has to offer is something the community is happy to encourage. The day started early in the morning…


Liquid gold tapped from maple trees in Kleekhoot

Bigleaf maple trees are normally seen as a hindrance to forestry on Vancouver Island, but the Hupacasath First Nation are taking steps to sustainably use the species for what could become the largest maple syrup operation on Vancouver Island. This year the Alberni Valley First Nation installed taps in…


Important Notice to Hupačasath Members

October 7th, 2015 RE: Hupačasath Traditional Territory Hupačasath Council received information that the neighboring community of Tseshaht has recently expanded its claim territory to include all Hupacasath Core territory and non-overlap territory.  Tseshaht, increased their traditional territory boundaries on their website www.tseshaht.com (see photo 1 attached) and have submitted…


Coho Opening Sept 17th 2015

Coho Opening Sept 17th, 2015   10AM-6PM Species: Target Coho, (bycatch Chinook and sockeye) Allowable Sales:  Coho, Sockeye and Chinook under 77cm (Chinook Over 77cm should be released if alive or taken as FSC fish.  Chinook over 77cm  kept as FSC fish must be reported on landing slips) Gear:  Gill…


Apply now for a masterpiece study program grant

The YVR Art Foundation (YVRAF) was founded in 1993 by Vancouver Airport Authority to foster the development of BC First Nations art and artists. The Foundation provides scholarships and awards to BC First Nations artists who wish to develop their artistic potential. The Masterpiece Study program is for practicing…