Culture

Can you make another one?

February 8, 2018 info@haidanation.com 0

Graham Richard — “With Haida stories, I want to say ‘this is how we see the world,’” said Haida animator, writer, and director Waats’daa Christopher Auchter. “We have a unique story to tell.” An audience of […]

Haida Film Project

Translation continues

January 11, 2017 info@haidanation.com 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 […]

Culture

A blink of the eyes

October 26, 2016 info@haidanation.com 0

Alaskan Xaadas Kil: SGid Gaa.uuldang HlGaagilda Xaayda Kil: SGid Gaa uulda GuuGaaldang Gaaw Xaad Kil: SGid Gaa.uuldangwaay Supernatural beings in our stories are often tied to the land and waters of Haida Gwaii. The Hiilang.nga xidid Thunderbird is […]

Culture

Becoming closer to who we are

July 13, 2016 info@haidanation.com 0

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 […]

Language

Left in the dust

October 27, 2015 info@haidanation.com 0

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, […]