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.
Its official; by cultivating clam gardens ancestors grew big harvests which supported and nourished large populations flourishing along the coast. By building rock-walled terraces, ancestors flattened beach-slopes and expanded the intertidal habitat in places where […]
Rhonda Lee McIsaac — The Nass Valley has been the home of the Nisga’a for thousands of years. After a massive volcanic eruption in the 1700’s buried the upper Nass Valley the villages and landscape […]
The Haida Traditional Food Fishery program, which has been operating at increased capacity this summer, is now closing for the season. Last summer the Council of the Haida Nation purchased and distributed 6,676 pounds of […]