Skidegate Band Council


Language: X̱aad Kil / X̱aaydaa Kil (Haida)
Dialect: X̱aaydaa Kil A
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Historically known as: Skidegate Band Council

Contact Information:
Skidegate Band Council
PO Box 1301
Skidegate, BC
V0T 1S1
ph. (250) 559-4496
fx. (250) 559-8247

The village of Skidegate is on X̱AAYDAG̱A GWAAY.YAAY IINAG̱WAAY B (Graham Island) off the north coast of British Columbia.

Language Information

Fluent Speakers: 7 1
Understand or Speak Somewhat: 6 1
Learning Speakers: 35 1

The SHIP (Skidegate Haida Immersion Program) has been recording and teaching X̱aaydaa Kil in the community for over ten years.

Community Information

Population: 1609 1

Skidegate was originally called HLG̱AAGILDA C and later became known as SG̱IIDAGIDS D.


Links
Footnotes / References
1. Skidegate Band Council (2014), Language Needs Assessment #3327

Audio Clip References
A. X̱aaydaa Kil - Gwaag̱anad (Brown, D.) (2008, Sept. 3). Interview with Gwaag̱anad (Diane Brown).
B. X̱AAYDAG̱A GWAAY.YAAY IINAG̱WAAY - Gwaag̱anad (Brown, D.) (2008, Sept. 3). Interview with Gwaag̱anad (Diane Brown).
C. HLG̱AAGILDA - Gwaag̱anad (Brown, D.) (2008, Sept. 3). Interview with Gwaag̱anad (Diane Brown).
D. SG̱IIDAGIDS - Gwaag̱anad (Brown, D.) (2008, Sept. 3). Interview with Gwaag̱anad (Diane Brown).