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.
The rain has been falling for month, and the rivers swelling with water, fish, and falling leaves. Many people have been out fishing for táay.yii this season for their winter stores. Táay.yii are beautiful silver […]
By Graham Richard — This July, Gwaii Haanas offered up yet another Haida ancestral object from one of its many rich archaeological sites. Guusdagun Mary Hart found the bowl under a tree-well as part of […]