North Coast



Skidegate Band Council

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

Old Masset Village Council

The village of Old Massett is on the northern shore of Graham Island, the largest and most northern island of X̱AAYDAG̱A GWAAY.YAAY (Queen Charlotte Islands). Old Massett was historically four seperate villages: aaw, iijaaw, jagwaal, and ḵ’yang.
Listen to Nonnie Mary explain the historic village locations to Leona Clow:

New Aiyansh Village

New Aiyansh is the capital of the Nisg̱a’a Nation and one of four Nisg̱a’a communities. New Aiyansh is located 97 kilometres northwest of Terrace, British Columbia and is home to approximately 1,800 residents. New Aiyansh offers rich cultural history, natural beauty, and a central location for exploring Nisga’a Lands.


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