X̱aayda Kil Glossary Read Along! Alphabet Lesson

Language lessons from HlG̱aagilda X̱aayda Kil Ḵ’aalang (SHIP X̱aayda Kil Glossary), recorded by Elders of Skidegate and the Skidegate Haida Immersion Program (SHIP) and hosted for HGRS by SGan Kwah Agang (James Dean McGuire).

This week, “How to Pronounce Skidegate Haida Language: Alphabet”

Glossaries are available for purchase from the Skidegate Haida Immersion Program and at Gina DaahlG̱ahl Naay (Haida Gwaii Museum’s Trading House).

Haawa to the Elders of SHIP for their tireless dedication to sustaining and reviving X̱aayda Kil.

And haawa to Niis Wes (Ernie Wilson), Nang King.aay ‘uwans (James Young), and GwaaG̱anad (Diane Brown) for the wonderful words.

Talk of the Town – Chris Williams and Marcus Alexander – February 13 2018

Pete is joined by guests Chris Williams and Marcus Alexander, both involved in the play “Size Doesn’t Matter”, which debuted at Valentinos Cabaret. In the second half of the show, Marcus sticks around to talk about life as the cartoonist at the Haida Gwaii Observer.

This episode deals with some mature themes. Listener discretion is advised.

2017 Christmas Extra-special-vaganza

Another year, another series of late night skit recordings, exciting boat trips and the quintessential tense group editing session. But here we have it: the 2017 Haida Gwaii Radio Society’s Christmas Extra-Special-Vaganza!

A huge haawa to all who contributed this year, as well as to the listeneners who tuned in! Happy holidays!

Haida Gwaii Bird Day 2017

Haida Gwaii Bird Day took place October 14th 2017 at the Haida Heritage Centre in Skidegate, BC.

Leaders from the CHN, Bird Studies Canada, HG Museum, Gwaii Haanas and the Laskeek Bay Conservation Society discussed current work and ambitions related to bird biosecurity practices on Haida Gwaii.

Listen to the morning presentations by Viv Pattison (Laskeek Bay Conservation Society), Krista Kaptein (BC Nature) and David Bradley (Bird Studies Canada):

Listen to the afternoon panel discussion with Robert Russ (CHN), Tyler Peet (Gwaii Haanas) and David Bradley (Bird Studies Canada), moderated by Robyn Irvine (Gwaii Haanas):