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.
Signs tell stories and the signs posted throughout the Islands condemning the proposed Enbridge pipeline project stand with special significance in our communities. They are a reminder to ourselves of the firm position held by […]
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 […]
By Rhonda Lee McIsaac — Linang herring in Xaana Kaahlii GawGaay Skidegate Inlet have more nuisances to worry about than being picked on by hungry ts’aag eagles, sk’in seagulls, k’yaaluu cormorants, xuud seals, kay sea […]