Nourish and Flourish on Haida Gwaii

with: Gid Uuwans Dana Moraes, Kil Tlaa’sgaa Brodie Swanson, Dluujuu Mayor Kris Olsen, Johanne Young, Terry Carty, and Emmy O’Gorman. This is the fifth in this webinar series.

To get involved, offer support or input, email: hgfoodstrategy@gmail.com


SGaana Jaads Kiids Xaayda Gwaay Sda Isis Female Supernatural Beings of Haida Gwaii

with GwaaGanad Diane Brown, Gid7ahl-Gudsllaay Lalaxaaygans Terri-lynn Williams-Davidson
hosted by Jisgang Nika Collison

Supernatural Beings and their historical narratives exemplify “the Haida’s values, customs, rituals, laws, and relationships with the earthly and metaphysical realms, and reinforce a worldview through which the natural environment is a sacred domain, not to be dominated or exploited” (Out of Concealment, Female Supernatural Beings of Haida Gwaii, Gid7ahl-Gudsllaay Lalaxaaygans Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson). The Xaaynangaa Naay House of Life new Wellness Centre in HlGaagilda Skidegate, intends to pay respect to these powerful Beings, bringing their spirit into the light for Haida citizens and people of Haida Gwaii.


Haida Gwaii Talks Coronavirus – an update on current COVID-19 cases on the Islands and how you can continue to protect yourself, your family and our communities – February 19, 2021
With:
  • Haida Nation: President Gaagwiis Jason Alsop
  • Niislaa Naay Healing House (Old Massett Health Centre): Monica Brown, Health Director and Shauna Smith, Community Health Nurse
  • Xaaynangaa Naay House of Life (Skidegate Health Centre): Lauren Brown, Health Director
  • First Nations Health Authority, Dr Nel Wieman, Deputy Chief Medical Officer
 
Hosted by Jisgang Nika Collison

 

ID TL’AA GA TAAGAAY ID GAN XIILA GA ● TAAWEE IITL’AANGA IITL’ XIL IIJAA (Our Food is Our Medicine) – December 9, 2020
with: Gidansda Guujaaw, GwaaGanad Diane Brown, Kuunaajaad Jenny Cross, Jaad gu hiilangs Sphenia Pauline Jones and Kuuyaas Emily Watts is the third in this series. Tune in to hear stories from Island Elders about traditional food harvesting and food as medicine. The webinar will also include video and a photo submission from Gulang Xulangwaay Naanii Leona Clow and Nan na.aa san saa xiilawaa Crystal Robinson. Haawa to Jaadsangkinghlya Ada Yovanovich for the beautiful phrase: Our Food is Our Medicine.
To get involved, offer support or input, email: hgfoodstrategy@gmail.com

Graphic Recording by Kara Sievewright

YOUTH FOOD IGNITED – November 19, 2020
with: Kwiadda McEvoy, Gid xyaala Ryder Bell, Kuun Jaad Giidii Angel Brown, Gaad Gas Raven Ryland, Gaagwiis Reese Burton, and Ganhlaans and Tiisan Suzuki-Brown, will be the second in this webinar series. Tune in to hear what food independence means to Haida youth. Ask your questions live and share your experiences and vision for Island food.
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Island partners and food champions are starting to develop a strategy for Haida Gwaii food sovereignty! Over the next year, a team of food enthusiasts will engage with the community and develop a food secure future for our Islands’ communities. Island Elders, youth, and master food producers will help to shape this vision. The project continues with this series of webinars! Stay tuned for future events and sessions.

Graphic Recording by Kara Sievewright

 


ISLAND FOOD INDEPENDENCE – September 30, 2020
Talking Food with Jaada Margaret Edgars, St’aay Taaw.waay Carla Russ, Gaadgaas Erika Stocker, Naajuuaa Michelle McDonald, Shelly Crack and Chris Horner will be the first in a 3-part webinar series. Tune in to hear what food independence means to them. Ask your questions live and share your experiences and vision for Island food.
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Island partners and food champions are starting to develop a strategy for Haida Gwaii food sovereignty! Over the next year, a team of food enthusiasts will engage with the community and develop a food secure future for our Islands’ communities. Island Elders, youth, and master food producers will help to shape this vision. The project is launching with a series of webinars!


HAIDA GWAII TALKS CORONAVIRUS: An update on the COVID-19 outbreak and how you can continue to protect yourself, your family and community


HAIDA GWAII TALKS CORONAVIRUS: An update on community care and ongoing COVID-19 measures – July 17, 2020
with Community Health Nurses, Shauna Smith & Heather Barnes

 


Literacy Haida Gwaii – Tutorial Webinar Series

Proposal Writing 101 with Dana Moraes

 

Excel Three Part Series
The Community Economic Support team (CES) is working with the Council of the Haida Nation and economic organizations, small businesses, and individuals Island-wide to provide support and build new skills.

 


HAIDA GWAII TALKS CORONAVIRUS: Haida Language will live on – May 12, 2020
with: Dr. GwaaGanad Diane Brown, Dr. Jiixa Gladys Vandal, Leona Clow, Skil Jaadee White, Jaskwaan Bedard and a medical update from Dr. Caroline Walker

Join host Jisgang Nika Collison and guests talking about the Haida Language learning, mentorship and programming during the COVID-19 crisis.


OUR UNITED COAST: COVID-19 Travel Restriction Town Hall – May 3, 2020
with: Haida Nation President Gaagwiis Jason Alsop, Lax Kw’alaams Mayor Garry Reece, Gitxalaa Nation Chief Councillor Linda Innes, Heiltsuk Nation Chief Councillor Marilyn Slett, Central Coast Regional District Chair Samuel Schooner, North Coast Regional District Chair Barry Pages and Village of Queen Charlotte Mayor Kris Olsen

Join elected leaders from Haida Gwaii and the Central and North Coast for a live town hall.


HAIDA GWAII TALKS CORONAVIRUS: Hal ga taa – Hala ga taa Harvesting and growing food on Haida Gwaii – with Vice President Trevor Russ, Chris Horner, Kevin Brown and Dr. Gordon Horner

Join host Jisgang Nika Collison and guests talking about Harvesting and growing food on Haida Gwaii. (April 27, 2020)


HAIDA GWAII TALKS CORONAVIRUS: COVID-19 and the economy: How will Haida Gwaii adapt? – with Guujaaw, Carla Lutner, Alanah Mountifield, and Dr. Caroline Walker

Join host Jisgang Nika Collison and guests talking about COVID-19 and the economy: How will Haida Gwaii adapt? (April 16, 2020)


HAIDA GWAII TALKS CORONAVIRUS: Mental Health & Well-Being: Taking care of yourself during the COVID-19 crisis – with Dr. Patricia Vickers, Alison McDonald, Vern Williams Jr., and Dr. Gordon Horner

Join host Jisgang Nika Collison and guests talking about how to take care of yourself during the COVID-19 crisis. (April 4, 2020)


HAIDA GWAII TALKS CORONAVIRUS: A conversation on how to protect yourself, your family and community – with Dr. GwaaGanad Diane Brown, Monica Brown, William “Billy” Yovanovich, Dr. Gordon Horner and Dr. Caroline Walker

Join host Jisgang Nika Collison and guests talking about COVID-19 in our communities and what we can do to protect ourselves and our families. (March 30, 2020)