(9) On the conflict between the Nuxalk Nation and International Forest Products around 1995 involving the logging of Ista, a sacred area within the Nuxalk Nation's traditional territory, and subsequent arrest of Nuxalk leadership and citizens at Ista, see e.g.
See also Amending Agreement, 2010, Wuikinuxv Nation, Metlakatla First Nation, Kitasoo Indian Band, Heiltsuk Nation, Gitga'at First Nation, Nuxalk Nation and British Columbia (Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation), 7 December 2010; Amending Agreement, 2011, Wuikinuxv Nation, Metlakatla First Nation, Kitasoo Indian Band, Heiltsuk Nation, 'Gitga'at First Nation, Nuxalk Nation, Haisla Nation and British Columbia (Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation), 21 November 2011.
(64) Chiefs and members of the Nuxalk Nation invited other coastal First Nations and supporters to defend and protect "Ista", also known as Fog Creek on King Island, a site of special historical significance, from logging between 1995 and 1997.
(184) See Atmospheric Benefit Sharing Agreement, British Columbia (Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation) and Nuxalk Nation, Wuikinuxv Nation, Metlakatla First Nation, Kitasoo Indian Band, Heiltsuk Nation & Gitga'at First Nation (28 September 2011), ss 3.1-3.2, online: <www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/environment/natural-resourcestewardship/consulting-with-first -nations/first-nations-negotiations/atmospheric-benefit-sharing-agreements>.
The Seattle Art Museum chose a I forehead mask from the Nuxalk Nation
to be put on display in Denver if the Broncos win, the CBC reports.
A quote from a Nuxalk Nation
chief states, "We must protect the forests for our children, grandchildren and children yet to be born.
An arrest warrant has been issued for three hereditary chiefs of the Nuxalk Nation
who, along with 19 others charged in connection with a logging protest on King Island near Bella Coola, B.C., failed to appear in court for their trial.
The September 26 police raid and arrests of three hereditary chiefs of the Nuxalk nation
, plus more than a dozen non-native members of Forest Action Network who were all defending a remote stand of rainforest in coastal BC, may well be the shape of things to come.
The Nuxalk Nation has signed on to the Coastal Reconciliation Protocol, though the decision is a controversial one in the community, said elected Chief Spencer Siwallace.
The release is filled throughout with such "cautious" support of the protocol, and states clearly that the Nuxalk Nation has never surrendered, ceded or sold its territory to the Crown.
The Nuxalk Nation has famously protested against unapproved activity in their territory, including logging at King Island, located about 50 km south of Bella Coola.
A more historic coming-together occurs that morning when chiefs of the Heiltsuk and Nuxalk nations
meet on the waterfront of Ocean Falls, a mostly abandoned village about 30 miles up a roadless fjord from Bella Bella.