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a member of a seafaring group of North American Indians who lived on the Pacific coast of British Columbia and southwestern Alaska

the Na-Dene language of the Haida

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On July 7, Catherine McKenna, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, joined the Council of the Haida Nation President Kil tlaats 'gaa Peter Lantin to announce more than $650,000 in infrastructure investments in Gwaii Haanas.
Two pools will be built to capture new locations of thermal water flow and offer visitors the opportunity to experience the hotsprings that were lost when the 2012 earthquake struck Haida Gwaii.
The Province, in its Statement of Defence to the Haidas title claim, "does not admit the existence of the 'Haida Nation'" (75) denies that the elected CHN president has any authority to speak for the Haida, (76) and "does not admit that the Plaintiffs are indigenous to the Queen Charlotte's.
84) I suggest that the "Laws of Nature" may draw also from these stories, but also more directly from traditional knowledge about natural resource use such as that engaged in the Haida Marine Traditional Knowledge, in which Haidas were trained in research skills and then interviewed Elders and others with knowledge about marine resources and their traditional use.
L'histoire sociale comme la valeur esthetique de l'art Haida sont des sujets souvent de conflits ou sont marques par un manque de clarte.
The social history and aesthetic value of art made by Haida people are subjects often in conflict or marked by a lack of clarity.
I MET BILL REID ONLY ONCE, in Haida Gwaii (the Queen Charlotte Islands) in 1990.
He leaves a son, Dino Haidas of Worcester and a daughter Esther Stratis and her husband Nicholas of Shrewsbury.
the] permanent villages of the Haidas are now much reduced in number, in correspondence with the very rapid decrease of the people themselves.
One day, almost as normal as any other day in the year, a white raven appeared on Haida Gwaii.
The significance of this date marks the continual contact with native English speakers who were not teachers or Haidas, even though English had been the first language for many of the Haidas since the turn of the century.
Where the Pacific Ocean meets the Great White North, Haida Gwaii (better known as the Queen Charlette Islands) has become an unusual battle ground between the coffee empire known as Starbucks, and the lesser known Haida restaurant/coffee shop empire called HaidaBucks.
BEING IN BEING is the final volume in Canadian poet Robert Bringhurst's controversial trilogy in homage to the classical Haida mythtellers.
Today we have only about tenor so remaining once fluent Maskan Haida speakers, and they are all seventy-five years or older.
The Haidas stand is sure to rankle the provincial Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Treaty Negotiations, Geoff Plant.