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    The Haida Culture

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    Haida Culture The First Nation people who lived on the coastal bays/inlets of Haida Gwai in BC were the Haida culture. They were skilled traders and seafarers. They are known for their mostly known by their totem poles and their art work. They all of the Haida people belonged to two social groups. The two groups were the Raven and Eagle and also known as clans or moieties. Each family of a village was an independent entity. Clan membership was matrilineal. A group contained more than 20 lineages. Members of the raven group could not marry a member from the Raven clan; they had to marry a member from the Eagle clan. This rule prevented inbreeding between the families. If a child’s mother was in the Eagle clan then that child would be part…

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    The Haida Gwaii Tribe

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    The Haida people are an aboriginal tribe that inhabit the northwest coast of British Columbia and Has of Alaska. They are an isolated people that rarely come in contact with civilization. They also live throughout the islands of Haida Gwaii, which means “islands of the people”. The geography of the Haida’s mainland affects their culture because, it affects the animals that can be hunted for food, it makes them need to be able to travel over water, and the climate affects the shelter they need.…

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    Haida Gwaii Analysis

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    Haida Gwaii is an archipelago comprised of over two-hundred islands divided into three main physiographic regions: the Queen Charlotte Ranges, the Skidegate Plateau, and the Queen Charlotte Lowlands (Banner et al., 2014). These diverse landscapes and climates give rise to a wide range of plant species, which have sustained the Haida and their ancestors for over ten-thousand years (Banner et al., 2014). However, these plants are more than just a source of sustenance for the Haida, as they are a…

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    Haida Gwaii Trees

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    Haida Gwaii is often referred to as the “The Canadian Galapagos” with over 6800 species of flora and fauna and presence of more unique subspecies than any other areas in Canada of equal size (Gaston, Golumbia, Martin & Sharpe, 2008). Haida Gwaii is located 80 km west of the mainland of British Columbia and is the largest and most isolated archipelago located on the west coast of Canada (Stockton, Allombert, Gaston & Martin, 2005). As the archipelago is within close proximity of the Pacific…

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    The Edenshaw Family is just one of the many famous carving families found on the Northwest Coast. The Edenshaw family is from the Haida Gwaii Nation. Albert Edward Edenshaw (1810-1854) was the first Chief Edenshaw of the Dadens after his family moved to Kung in 1853, he built a big house with two ornately carved frontal posts that resembled bears. He was commissioned to build a totem pole for a chief thereby launching his career in carving (citation). Following tradition, Albert Edward Edenshaw…

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    Zonal Ecosystems

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    Firstly, the submontane variant of CWHwh, CWHwh1, spans just under half of Haida Gwaii’s total land area making it the most dominant zonal ecosystem on the archipelago (Banner et al., 2014). Extending from sea level to approximately 350 m elevation, this zone is dominated by western hemlock, Sitka spruce, and western redcedar trees accompanied by red huckleberry and feather mosses (Grayston, 2016a). The dominant soils in this zonal ecosystem are Humo-Ferric and Ferro-Humic Podzols with a…

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    The Haida and the Inuit do have a couple of things in common, but not always be the same. They both do things differently to survive. The Inuit tribe went through harsh weather, they lived in the arctic circle. The arctic circle includes Alaska, Canada, Greenland and Siberia. They lived in igloos that they had made by themselves. It was almost always snowing where the Inuit tribe was. The Haida tribe lived in damp climate. It was a challenge to get cedar bark from trees to make baskets and…

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    Inuit/Haida Essay The Inuit are pretty similar in what they have and do with the Haida. The Haida works in the North West Woods which is warm-like weather. The Inuit have to work and live in the cold Arctic. The challenges of the Inuit were a high risk of death while the Haida weren’t much dangerous as of what the Inuit faced but some what similar. Challenges Some of the challenges the Inuit had faced were they had to go out in the cold and fish which means they had to wait out in the deadly…

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    Similarities and Differences between Cree and Haida When people talk about First Nations they think they’re all similar from each other but as what some people say “We’re all different from each other”. They think they’re all similar from each other because their First Peoples. In some points they’re similar but not all the First Peoples are similar. Just like Cree and Haida they have a lot of differences especially when it comes to spiritual beliefs, transportation, and many more.…

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    Inuit and Haida Essay The harsh and drastic environment did not stop the Inuit and the Haida from doing their everyday life tasks; to add on to, hunting animals in the ocean. Also, trying to catch enough food to feed the many hungry families back at their village. Challenges The Inuit and the Haida faced plenty of challenges that put their lives at risk everyday. Furthermore, they took a canoe in the middle of the ocean to catch whales. They also…

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