Aht Confederacy

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Aht Confederacy:

see NootkaNootka
, Native North Americans whose language belongs to the Wakashan branch of the Algonquian-Wakashan linguistic stock (see Native American languages). The Nootka proper are a small group on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, but the name is also used to
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vi) In the early 1980s, Richard Ward, then a population geneticist at the University of British Columbia (UBC), took samples from 883 Nuu-chah-nulth Aboriginal people on Vancouver Island as part of a $330,000 Canadian government-funded arthritis study (Wiwchar 2004).
1) See, for example, Harold Cardinal and Walter Hildebrandt's Treaty Elders of Saskatchewan (University of Calgary Press, 2000) or Umeek-E Richard Atleo's Tsawalk, A Nuu-chah-nulth Worldview (British Columbia Press, 2004).
Long ago divided into chiefly families, Nuu-chah-nulth persons--sharing traditions, languages, and aspects of culture--came together first in local groups, then as nations.
Nuu-chah-nulth doctoral student Chaw-win-is was asked to join this project after the interviews had been completed in order to provide some insights into Nuu-chah-nulth perspectives on survivor truth-telling and to draw on her expertise in haa-huh-pah.
often laid out on or near the top of a hill, giving them an imposing, looming, even scary appearance in the eyes of young Nuu-chah-nulth children new to such places.
the George, personal Heiltsuk word communication to NT mnaqels, which refers 1998 to "selectively collecting things outside," and miaisila, which refers to someone whose responsibility it is to be a guardian of certain fish-bearing rivers, or the Nuu-chah-nulth word 7uh-mowashitl, "to keep some and not take all" Metaphorical sayings Symbolic and Swanton, 1905; and narratives metaphorical stories Teit, 1912 also teach lessons about conservation (e.
Tla-ook Cultural Adventures offers guided cultural tours of Clayoquot Sound in traditional Nuu-Chah-Nulth dugout canoes.
The Aht chief to whom Harris refers was the leader of a band of Nuu-chah-nulth Indians who in 1860 had encamped for the summer at the head of the Alberni Canal, a deep inlet that cuts into central Vancouver Island from the Pacific.
Carr noted, not one Nuu-Chah-Nulth person of the two Ucluelet villages
Repeating past mistakes with the Inuit during the sealing campaign, Greenpeace entered into the forestry debate in the Sound without permission or consultation with the Nuu-Chah-Nulth peoples.
Rickwood, Human Resource Department, Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council, Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada; Jillian Roberts, Suzanne Batten, Anne Marshall, and Kendra Massie, Department of Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies, University of Victoria, Canada.
The first inkling of this odyssey came with a sketching trip in 1899, when at age 27, she visited a Presbyterian mission among the Nuu-chah-nulth (Nookta) at Ucluelet, on the west coast of Vancouver Island.