from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Native American people inhabiting the Queen Charlotte Islands of British Columbia, Canada, and Prince of Wales Island in Alaska.
- n. A member of this people.
- n. Any or all of the language varieties spoken by the Haida.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. an indigenous nation of the Northwest Coast of North America, living primarily in British Columbia and Alaska.
- proper n. the indigenous language of this people.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a member of a seafaring group of North American Indians who lived on the Pacific coast of British Columbia and southwestern Alaska
- n. the Na-Dene language of the Haida
The Haida are a Pacific Northwest native tribe that lives in British Columbia.
The Haida were the geniuses of the west coast and though hundreds of miles to the north and far out at sea, would come down annually to raid down here, against the Salish and other tribes for slaves oddly left out of most 'traditional heritage enactments'.
Three Haida men in a 1500-person town on Queen Charlotte Island in northern BC opened a restaurant in a longhouse called HaidaBucks, because locals call the Haida men "Haida Bucks."
Or, my favourite, the on-site hotel called Haida Way.
What changed was B.C. lost two more crucial court cases, called Haida and Taku, as John told Campbell at their next meeting.
Salish Sea - and if the Haida were a smaller percentage of the population.
Learning first hand about the Haida Nation people, history and culture was a real treat.
Also the same from the Haida Indian Nations of the Queen Charlottes and that was to pull them from the swampy areas and cook the lower bulbous (sp?) part of the plant which had the taste somewhat of a potato, with a slight fibrous consistency.
This copy of 'The Spirit of Haida Gwaii,' is found outside the Canadian embassy in Washington.
Recently, this midrash made me think about a monumental sculpture called "The Spirit of Haida Gwaii," which was created by the late Canadian Haida artist Bill Reid.