Haida Film Project

Translation continues

January 11, 2017 haidanation 0

Graham Richard — A six-person team went to work on the script for the upcoming feature-length movie that will be filmed entirely in Xaayda language. Fluent northern dialect speaker Ilskyaalas Dolores Churchill and fluent southern […]


Mob Bounce drops a verse

January 10, 2017 haidanation 0

The Skidegate Youth Centre is a far cry from a festival stage with strobe lights and chest booming bass. But in the small building a video projector sits on a black milk crate atop a […]


So fall Saturn’s falls

December 14, 2016 haidanation 0

By Graham Richard — Twenty years ago a team of Earthlings launched the spacecraft Cassini to explore interplanetary space and learn more about our celestial cousins. The elephant-sized craft used home planet Earth and harbinger […]


Totem in the forest

December 9, 2016 haidanation 0

Coming out of a winter hibernation and enjoying the solitude and seafood along the beaches is a natural activity for grizzly bears and their cubs, and Old Massett Village Council and the Tluu Xaada Naay […]


Sight and Sound

November 28, 2016 haidanation 0

Haida language learners and teachers gathered at Xaad Kihlga Suu.u on October 29th to learn from a special guest who was visiting from Hydaburg. Alaskan Xaad Kil teacher K’uyáang Benjamin Young brought students together at the […]


Squidgy-looking stuff!

November 23, 2016 haidanation 0

Is it a gelatine-based dessert from the 1960s? Or a daisy pattern on a dress? Maybe it’s a space monster from the newest Star Trek flick? Under the microscope, things can start to look … […]

Protected Areas

Where seabirds gather

November 22, 2016 haidanation 0

Graham Richard — At the top of Hlkinul Kaahlii Cumshewa Inlet runs a river called Gawu Kuns Gandlaay Pallant Creek. This is the home of Jiila Kuns, the owner of salmon and mother of frogs. Here her […]

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