Haida Nation

Lost Indigenous Language Revived in Film

June 11, 2017

Sphenia Jones, a residential school survivor, speaksĀ Haida in an upcoming Canadian film. The script was written in Haida, a mostly forgotten language, in order to revive the language and honor those who suffered at residential schools.

Haida Team to Host Second Indigenous Basketball Tournament

January 12, 2017

After the success of 2016'sĀ World Indigenous Basketball Challenge, the Skidegate Saints will again be hosting teams from around the world for a tournament in August. In addition to the 16-team men's tournament, the second tournament will also feature a four-team women's division.

Royal Visit to Haida Gwaii Marked by Protests

October 3, 2016

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived on Haida Gwaii in a 25-foot war canoe, and were welcomed with traditional Haida dancing.

Haida Chiefs Stripped of Titles for Enbridge Support

August 17, 2016

Two hereditary chiefs within the Haida Nation were stripped of their titles in protest of the chiefs' support of Enbridge's proposed Northern Gateway oil pipeline.