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Notice to Membership – 2020 Election

October 9, 2020Notice to Membership Regarding December 2020 Election The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted our lives in many ways. We are asked to keep our circle small, keep our distance from others, not gather in large groups, continually wash our hands and wear masks in stores. Although we were able to successfully contain the outbreak in Alert Bay in April …

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COVID-19 Antibody Testing on Cormorant Island

Summary Report 2020 In March and April of 2020, Cormorant Island experienced a cluster of 30 COVID-19 infections, including one death. Mayor of Alert Bay Dennis Buchanan and Elected Chief of ‘Namgis First Nation Don Svanvik made a request to Island Health for COVID-19 antibody testing. The goal was to understand the true impact of COVID-19 on the community. COVID-19 …

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2020 Elk Harvest – RESULTS AVAILABLE

DRAW RESULTS Elk Draw Results 2020 Introduction ‘Namgis voluntarily participates in Tlawals (Roosevelt Elk) management as set by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations (FLNRO) using a Limited Entry Hunt (LEH) System. Tlawals numbers were decimated and elk hunting in our territory has been managed by LEH, where a lottery determines the recipients of the elk to …