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 dialect speaker GwaaGanad Diane Brown worked together from December 18-20 at SHIP in HlGaagilada. They had assistance from language champion Jaskwaan, script-writer and director Gwaai Edenshaw, as well as tech assistants Guhlgiijuu Kyle Shannon and ‘Yaanahuu Geoff Horner.
This August a Haida-language team set forth from Gaaw to survey the north and west coasts of Haida Gwaii. Guided by elders’ teachings, the Haida language, historical records, and century -old maps, they learned and […]
Graham Richard — Delegates from the World Wildlife Fund visited Haida Gwaii this September. The 11 visitors were part of the Northern Great Plains Tribal Wildlife Conservation. The conservation group partners with governments, ranchers, and […]