Welcome to the Haida Gwaii Radio Society website!

Below you’ll find recordings from events over the past days, weeks and years. At the top of the page there are links to our show archives (under the ‘Shows’ tab), and to tune in to any live broadcast, access our ‘Listen Live’ page.

We’ll be working on uploading more content over the next few days and weeks, and bringing you some new live shows. Check back in to this site or our Facebook page for updates and a schedule (coming soon!)


Haida Gwaii Talks Coronavirus: April 6th 2020


Webinar recorded April 6th 2020. Listen to host Jisgang (Nika Collison) and guests Dr. Patricia Vickers, Alison McDonald, Vern Williams Jr. and Dr. Gordon Horner talk about COVID-19 in our communities and what we can do to protect ourselves and our families. From Council of the Haida Nation, Old Massett Village Council & Skidegate Band Council.


A few of the mental health resources mentioned in this webinar:

Anixety Canada provides information and resources, specifically relevant to COVID-19.

The Mindshift app and moodgym site can provide tools to help manage anxiety.



Gwaii Haanas Speaker Series

Recording of the live broascast of the 2019 Gwaii Haanas Speaker Series Presentation “Hurricane winds, blowdown and archaeology: Keeping S̱Gang Gwaay safe” with Camille Collinson and Jenny Cohen.

Recorded at the Haida Heritage Centre at Ḵay Llnagaay on August 22nd 2019


Follow along on the presentation slides below!

Gwaii Haanas Speaker Series: SG̱ang Gwaay archaeology

X̱aayda/X̱aad Kil – Haida Gwaii Mentor Apprentice Program Podcast

In this episode Haida language learners Iljuu Xiilaay Isabel Brillon and Oweé Jaad Serena Smith speak with fluent language teacher Dr. Jiixa Gladys Vandal.  With an introductory interview between Serena Smith and program host SGaan Kwahagang James McGuire.  Recorded in winter 2019.

Haawa to HGRS partners at the Haida Gwaii Mentor-Apprenticeship Program, HlGaagilda Xaayda Kil Naay Skidegate Haida Immersion Program, and Saahlinda Naay Haida Gwaii Museum.  It is an honour and a pleasure to work together to contribute to the revitalization of Xaayda kil.

Haawa to the Community Resilience Through Arts and Culture grant program for their financial support!

Please click the “download” button on our new player to listen to it later on your device!

HGHES Speaker Series 2018: Ngaio Hotte

How is Trust Created in Government-to-Government Relationships?

UBC Faculty of Forestry PhD candidate and former HGHES instructor Ngaio Hotte interviewed more than thirty people who have been involved in government-to-government relationships focused on the lands and waters of Haida Gwaii to hear what they thought were the most important things needed to build trust.

Learn about the key takeaways from her interviews with representatives from the Council of the Haida Nation and the federal and provincial governments about efforts to build trust when working together through the Haida Gwaii Management Council, Solutions Table, Archipelago Management Board and Marine Planning Partnership.