The ancestral home of the Haida people is Haida Gwaii, an archipelago off the coast of British Columbia, Canada. “Haida Gwaii” means “Islands of the People” in the Haida language.
Population: More than 4,500 worldwide Language: Haida, three dialects still spoken
FROM THE COLLECTIONS: Haida totem pole
IN HAIDA TERRITORY
FROM THE COLLECTIONS: Haida gaagiixid mask
FROM THE COLLECTIONS AND BEYOND
THEN AND NOW
See more from the Museum's collection of Haida objects.