Five Nations Fisher Ball

The Ha’oom Fisheries Society (HFS) and the Ha’wiih of the Ahousaht Nation and the Hesquiaht, Mowachaht/Muchalaht, Ehattesaht/Chinehkint, and Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations (the five Nations) are hosting a cultural event to celebrate and honour the fishers, people, and work that has been accomplished in our past and present and to set our sights on the future. We invite the Ha’wiih, elected leadership, and fishers of the five Nations, as well as the Ha’oom Fisheries Society staff and guests, to join together in celebration.
  • Date: Friday, November 17, 2023
  • Time: 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Location: Hupacasath House of Gathering, Port Alberni
  • Invite: Five Nations Leadership and Fisher
  • Travel: A group rate has been set up for the evening of November 17th at the Barclay Hotel, Best Western, under Ha’oom Fisheries Society.
  • Culture: Please bring your drums and regalia as cultural performances will be encouraged.
  • Schedule of Events (please see below)

 Tentative Schedule of Events


Welcome: Prayer and acknowledgement of host Nation (Hupacasath)

12:30 Introductions 5 Nations 
1:00 Lunch
2:00 Audio Visual Presentation
3:00 Cultural Component – open the floor to performers
5:00 Dinner
6:00 The Brentwood Boyz Band
7:00 Chummis
9:00 Closing Remarks