Hupačasath Recent News

Hupačasath First Nation Acquires Land For Housing

Housing is the cornerstone of any vibrant, healthy community. Providing suitable, affordable shelter should be the mandate of any responsible government. To fulfil that goal the Hupacasath Housing Policy seeks to address housing matters and opportunities for all of its members. In 2005 and 2007 Hupacasath addressed housing needs…


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…