Culture

The next 100 days

March 17, 2017 haidanation 0

by Rhonda Lee McIsaac — The countdown is on in Gaaw. For the next 100 days, carvers working on the Totem in the Forest project will be working from sun up ‘til sundown– and probably […]

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Women’s Day

March 8, 2017 haidanation 0

This Women’s Day, the Haida Nation would like to honour the supernatural mothers of our Nation – Jiila Kuns, SG̲uuluu Jaad and K̲alga Jaad, who were on Haida Gwaii tens of thousands of years ago. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Tying it all together

August 9, 2016 info@haidanation.com 0

Graham Richard — A 40-foot monumental pole will join Naay I’waans, the centuries-old Haida house in the village of Gasa’aan, late this summer. The Past-Present-Future Pole is a project directed by the community and funded […]

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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 […]

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Haidas paddle to Juneau

July 4, 2016 info@haidanation.com 0

A canoe bearing Haida crew was counted among the 10 canoes and roughly 100 paddlers to land on the shores of Douglas Harbour. Their arrival signaled the beginning of Celebration, a four-day festival from June […]

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Weaving International Relations

April 29, 2016 info@haidanation.com 0

Weaver Kujuuhl Evelyn Vanderhoop was invited to the port city of Thessaloniki, Greece to present workshops and a lecture in conjunction with the travelling exhibition Haida: Life, Spirit, Art, being held at the  Archeological Museum […]

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