Experience Haida Gwaii From Home

Have you been wishing to go to Haida Gwaii, but can’t make it here yet? Google Street View has provided anyone with a computer, popular spots all around the world including our own Haida Gwaii. Places you can explore on Haida Gwaii are: Northern Haida Gwaii Certain places around Langara Island Kiusta Village Piller Rock…

Whale Watching at Kay Llnagaay

Whales can be a rare sight depending where you are and what time of the year it is. But when you do see them, you second guess yourself wondering if it was a whale or just log floating adrift. In the Haida culture, the most popular whale is the killer whale or SGaana. The SGaana…

Haida Gwaii Trip Planning

It is coming up to the new year and you are hoping this year you’ll be able to check a task of your list Visit Haida Gwaii! With this post, I hope I can help make that dream a little bit easier to make true. How to get to Haida Gwaii There are two options…

Preparing for Ḵay Christmas

I’m writing my list and checking it twice. Making sure the Centre and all looks nice.  The 4th Annual Kay Christmas is fast approaching! I’ve been slowly getting the centre decorated for the fun day of activities on Saturday December 2nd. I’ve created the new Visitor Experience Desk into a fireplace with stockings hanging from the…

Haida Gwaii Winter in Tow Hill

Did you know you could surf on Haida Gwaii? Of course its not Hawaii, where you just need a surf board and a bathing suit. Our best surf is during our winter months towards the Tow Hill area. Due to the fall and winter season on Haida Gwaii being very stormy, you can catch some…

Recap of the 2017 Summer Season

Here on Haida Gwaii, we were very fortunate of having a very rainy summer. Though some of us could complain about that, we just wish we could have shared it to the other parts of British Columbia that needed it. But it didn’t stop the visitors from coming to Haida Gwaii and our centre! We…

Testing…1…2…3…

If you have noticed, this blog hasn’t been very active since the 3rd annual Kay Christmas. But don’t worry, as the new front desk staff I am working on new content for this blog and other social media with not just focusing on the Haida Heritage Centre, but Haida Gwaii as a whole. “The Haida Heritage…

Ḵay Christmas

Our third Kay Christmas event has already come and gone, but it was definitely one to remember! About a week prior to Kay Christmas, we had a 20ft tree delivered. (Hawaa to the Skidegate Volunteer Fire Dept!) And thank goodness we have such a high ceiling in the Stlaay Daw Naay (Welcome House). Decorating it took few…

Paddling the Canoe-Two by Two!

  Each year the Haida Heritage Centre staff organize and monitor the Canoe Races during the annual Skidegate Days celebrations. We supply waiver forms, PFD’s, paddles, and of course, the canoe! Many local teams will sign up, but we always have visitors in town who are eager to give it a try and have some…

Get to Know Our Staff!

 Sii.ngaay ‘laa! Good day! As of next Wednesday, June 1st, we will be giving daily tours included with your admission into the Museum. At 11am, we begin our Pole Tour outside, and at 2:30 we have our Weaving Tour in the Museum exhibit. If you plan on attending these tours, you’ll get to meet and learn…