Jenna Cocullo

Happy Elena Godoy is crossing the finish line. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)
Happy Elena Godoy is crossing the finish line. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)
Blaze consumes dwelling in Masset

Blaze consumes dwelling in Masset

The Masset Fire Department received the first call around 8 p.m.

Blaze consumes dwelling in Masset
BC Housing affordable housing units 19th Street - Grand Forks, B.C. (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

Port Clements and Masset receive funding for Housing Needs Reports

The $5 million program is administered by the Union of B.C. Municipalities

BC Housing affordable housing units 19th Street - Grand Forks, B.C. (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)
Natalie Bowes photo                                A Great Spirit Bear captured on camera in the Great Bear Rainforest, Coast Funds is an Indigenous-led conservation finance that invests to strengthen the well-being of First Nations and the ecological integrity of the Great Bear Rainforest and Haida Gwaii regions of B.C.

Indigenous peoples to have one more voice at the table

Coast Funds announced a new shareholder proxy voting system

Natalie Bowes photo                                A Great Spirit Bear captured on camera in the Great Bear Rainforest, Coast Funds is an Indigenous-led conservation finance that invests to strengthen the well-being of First Nations and the ecological integrity of the Great Bear Rainforest and Haida Gwaii regions of B.C.
Council of the Haida Nation seeking input for Constitution, last day for proposals
Council of the Haida Nation seeking input for Constitution, last day for proposals
B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson and MLAs at the B.C. legislature. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

B.C. Liberal party fined for accepting donation from corporate company

The party was fined $200 for a disallowed donation from contractor in Prince Rupert

B.C. Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson and MLAs at the B.C. legislature. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
The Pacific Swift (pictured here in 2016) sailed into Haida Gwaii’s harbour earlier this week and will be around for residents to marvel at until Aug. 8. (photo courtesy of SALTS)

Young sailors voyage onto the coast of Haida Gwaii

28 youth voyaged between Port Hardy and Queen Charlotte

The Pacific Swift (pictured here in 2016) sailed into Haida Gwaii’s harbour earlier this week and will be around for residents to marvel at until Aug. 8. (photo courtesy of SALTS)
Little Elizabeth showing off her younger toy siblings.

PHOTO GALLERY: Fair weather in Tlell

The 2019 Tlell Fall Fair took place on Aug. 4

Little Elizabeth showing off her younger toy siblings.
Jonathan Hayward/CPChief Marilyn Slett pauses for a moment during a news conference in Vancouver, Wednesday, Oct. 10. The news conference was to announce the suing of Kirby Corporation by the Heiltsuk government regarding the sinking of an American-owened tug named Nathan E. Stewart after it ran aground Oct. 13, 2016.                                Marilyn Slett, chief of the Heiltsuk Nation at a news conference in Vancouver. (Jonathan Hayward/CP)

Feds and Heilstuk First Nation sign $37M reconciliation agreement

“One step forward in the path out from under the Indian Act,” said Minister Bennett

Jonathan Hayward/CPChief Marilyn Slett pauses for a moment during a news conference in Vancouver, Wednesday, Oct. 10. The news conference was to announce the suing of Kirby Corporation by the Heiltsuk government regarding the sinking of an American-owened tug named Nathan E. Stewart after it ran aground Oct. 13, 2016.                                Marilyn Slett, chief of the Heiltsuk Nation at a news conference in Vancouver. (Jonathan Hayward/CP)
Forrest Kerr, is one of three run-of-river hydroelectric projects located purchased by rhe Tahltan Nation. (submitted photo)

Tahltan make largest First Nation clean energy investment in B.C. history

The Northwest B.C. nation is now part owner of a clean energy asset valued at over $2.5 billion

Forrest Kerr, is one of three run-of-river hydroelectric projects located purchased by rhe Tahltan Nation. (submitted photo)
Chinook salmon. (File photo)

Feds and B.C. First Nations agree to better access to commercial fishing

Coastal First Nations sign agreement on behalf of seven nations on B.C’s central and north coasts

Chinook salmon. (File photo)
Totem poles outside the Haida Heritage Centre in Skidegate (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Artists Young and Radul present at Haida Heritage Centre

Judy Radul and Daniel Young spoke about their work from all over the world

Totem poles outside the Haida Heritage Centre in Skidegate (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
RCMP are asking for your help in locating missing Lax Kw’alaams resident Lawrence Maitland. Maitland was last seen in Lax Kw’alaams on July 17 or 18.

UPDATE: Missing Lax Kw’alaams resident, last reported to be seen in Terrace

Public urged to help in search for 42-year-old Lawrence Maitland

RCMP are asking for your help in locating missing Lax Kw’alaams resident Lawrence Maitland. Maitland was last seen in Lax Kw’alaams on July 17 or 18.
Caroline Shooner (photo Health Arts Research Centre)

Boon Docs, life as a rural doctor tickles the funny bone

Haida Gwaii’s Caroline Shooner draws observations from the medical field

Caroline Shooner (photo Health Arts Research Centre)
(Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

President and CEO leaving Coast Mountain College

Burt will say goodbye to CMNT come September

(Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)
The tug boat Nathan E. Stewart is seen in the waters of the Seaforth Channel near Bella Bella, B.C., in an October 23, 2016. (photo THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Heiltsuk First Nation, April Bencze)

B.C. First Nation’s group using ads in Texas targeting company for fuel spill

The Heiltsuk Tribal Council has called out Kirby Corporation for the Nathan E. Stewart oil spill

The tug boat Nathan E. Stewart is seen in the waters of the Seaforth Channel near Bella Bella, B.C., in an October 23, 2016. (photo THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Heiltsuk First Nation, April Bencze)
Jackie Hildering, DFO Cetacean Research Program photo                                 A rare sighting of a Blue whale occurred in the waters of Haida Gwaii in July.

World’s largest animal spotted off coast of Haida Gwaii

Fisheries and Oceans Canada spotted the animal during their Science At-Sea mission

Jackie Hildering, DFO Cetacean Research Program photo                                 A rare sighting of a Blue whale occurred in the waters of Haida Gwaii in July.
Two totem poles and pole fragments were returned to Haida Gwaii by the Vancouver Museum in late June and early July. The process was painstaking, but an important one in the pursuit of reconciliation.

Two monumental poles return home to Haida Gwaii

The artifacts ended up in Vancouver by being taken, appropriated, stolen, or sold through the years

Two totem poles and pole fragments were returned to Haida Gwaii by the Vancouver Museum in late June and early July. The process was painstaking, but an important one in the pursuit of reconciliation.
(Shannon Lough / The Northern View)                                Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Northern B.C.’s Ridley coal terminal sold, Canada divests, First Nations to own portion

Ten per cent of shares transferred to the Lax Kw’alaams Band and the Metlakatla First Nation

(Shannon Lough / The Northern View)                                Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Derek Edenshaw, Haida/Cree multi-media artist, came up from Vancouver to pass his wisdom on to local Prince Rupert artists.

Haida artist Derek Edenshaw helps Rupert spruce up city

A giant kraken, painted by local artists under Edenshaw’s tutelage, is now on display

Derek Edenshaw, Haida/Cree multi-media artist, came up from Vancouver to pass his wisdom on to local Prince Rupert artists.