Traditional Salmon Preparation

Before salmon was ever served as a main entrée in any of Vancouver’s top restaurants, it was the lifeblood of the coastal peoples of the Pacific Northwest. It was dried, smoked, poached and barbecued. It was the food source that returned every year. It is the reason the coastal First Nations have such a rich […]

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The Raven/Eagle Dichotomy

The eagle and the raven are two majestic birds that are common to the Pacific Northwest. They are tightly entwined in the myth of the first peoples, especially the Haida. In Haida Gwaii, the eagle and raven represent two halves of a whole. On the dominant right side is eagle, a respected noble bird that […]

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At the Ends of the Earth

Haida Gwaii isn’t just the home of the world famous Tyee, it is also one of the most wild, mystical, enchanting environments on the planet. Separated from the mainland coast by 100 km of salt water, the islands of Haida Gwaii are the most isolated islands in Canada. This natural separation has created a wilderness […]

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