After years of cultural losses, the Haidas are now in a time of cultural revival. Today, Haida culture is getting stronger as more people sing songs, host Potlaches and practice Haida art.
After years of cultural losses, the Haidas are now in a time of cultural revival. Today, Haida culture is getting stronger as more people sing songs, host Potlaches and practice Haida art.

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village

Skidegate Village, ca. 1884-1888.

Maynard
Royal British Columbia Museum
c. 1884-1888
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© Royal British Columbia Museum


Feast

Rediscovery Celebration Feast.

Photo: VTV
c. 1997
© VTV


Christian White

Christian White singing at the Repatriation Feast in Old Massett.

Photo: Vince Collison
c. 1999
© Vince Collison


Dance

Donnie Edenshaw dances the men's competition dance.

Photo: Courtesy of Rediscovery International
c. 1997
© Courtesy of Rediscovery International


repatriation

Repatriation Ceremony at the University of British Columbia Museum of Anthropology.

Photo: VTV
c. 1999
© VTV


Jim Hart

Master Carver Jim Hart carving at the University of British Columbia Museum of Anthropology.

Photo: Courtesy of VTV
c. 1999
© VTV


Learning Objectives

The learner will:
  • Describe, with examples, elements of the Haida cultural revival

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