Heiltsuk


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Heiltsuk

(ˈhaɪlˌstʊk)
n
(Peoples) a member of a coastal Native Canadian people living in British Columbia. Formerly called: Bella Bella
[of Wakashan origin]
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DFOs scientists are partnering with Oceana Canada, the Heiltsuk and the Kitasoo/XaiXais Nations, the Central Coast Indigenous Resource Alliance (CCIRA), and Oceans Network Canada, to gain a better understanding about how best to protect the areas aquatic species and habitats.
These communities are currently constituted, from south to north, as the Wuikinuxv, Heiltsuk, Nuxalk, Kitasoo/Xai'xais, Gitga'at, Haisla, and Metlakatla First Nations.
120) Gladstone was about a fishery in tidal waters to which the Heiltsuk claimed an exclusive right, or, more precisely, a right that would have amounted to exclusivity.
When the Heiltsuk First Nations Community in Bella Bella, British Columbia, asked to take over the sentencing of Frank Brown, aged 15, they chose to look back on historical precedent.
Wills and Kate had flown to the home to the Heiltsuk in the Great Bear Rainforest on day three of their tour.
Heiltsuk First Nation has taken a leading role in bringing the agreement to fruition, and the new rules are already playing out at the ground level, according to William Housty of Heiltsuk Integrated Resource Management Department.
Wolves and woman just chilling -- same as it ever was, according to the aboriginal Heiltsuk of Canada's north, as well as other aboriginal wolf-respecting peoples around the world.
For example, in Gladstone, where the Court found that the Heiltsuk people had a free standing commercial right to harvest herring spawn on kelp, it limited the right to a "priority" and held that the harvest could be limited "by objectives [that] are in the interest of all Canadians.
Emboldened by the Tsilhqot'ni decision, the Haisla Nation, Gitxaala Nation, Council of the Haida Nation, Gitga'at Nation, Heiltsuk Tribal Council, Kitasoo/Xaixais Nation, Nadleh Whut'en First Nation and Nak'azdli First Nation all announced constitutional legal challenges to Harper's recent approval of the pipeline.
A spill would contaminate the fish and shoreline on which the Heiltsuk, for example, depend for cultural identity.
However, Heiltsuk First Nation Chief Marilyn Slett met with the panel and hearings were resumed a day later.
Over thousands of years of living in grizzly habitat, the Heiltsuk have developed a deep understanding of the bears.