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.
Tuul gundlas cyaal xaada The Rainbow Creek Dancers converged at Juneau, Alaska for four days of singing and dancing at Celebration, a cultural festival. Between the various groups arriving from Haida Gwaii and Vancouver they hauled heavy […]
This year Brooklyn, New York resident and Reuters’ journalist Chris Taylor ran 26.2 miles to raise thousands of dollars for the Haida language. His 49 supporters pledged $2,754 to the marathoner’s Indie Go Go campaign, […]