At the Toronto International Film Festival, Edge of the Knife, a feature film made entirely in the Haida language, will be shown. It stars a Haida cast who speak in dialects of the Haida language.
Jaasaljuus Yakgujanaas, Haida Nation member and junior marine biologist, visited the SGaan Kinghlas Bowie Seamount as part of a 16-day North East Pacific Seamount expedition. Seamounts, or underwater mountains, are abundant in the Pacific Ocean.
Sphenia Jones, a residential school survivor, speaks 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.
After the success of 2016's 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.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived on Haida Gwaii in a 25-foot war canoe, and were welcomed with traditional Haida dancing.
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.