Today, Haidas still enjoy the traditional seafood of our Haida Gwaii homeland.
In spring and summer, Haida communities busily prepare salmon, halibut, herring roe on kelp, seaweed and other nutritious treats from the Pacific Ocean. Herring roe on kelp, called "k’aaw," is among the most highly valued foods in the Haida community. This specialty item is sought all over the world!

Razor clams are another delicacy prepared often in Haida kitchens. When the clam-digging season starts, the village of Old Massett empties, as truckloads of clam diggers head to Tow Hill. Whole families go to the beach for the day, clam digging and picnicking together.
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