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The Kwakwaka'wakw people

Kwakwaka'wakw nations launch major project
to save Kwak'wala language


U'mista Cultural Centre

* I'TUSTO To Rise Again A documentary film about the Namgis First Nation of Alert Bay and the Kwakwaka'wakw people continuing to practice their important culture and traditions after their Bighouse was destroyed by an arsonist.
[* NOTE This is a Word .doc file ]




Healing and the Restoration of Culture
Kwakwaka'wakw People
Celebrating I'Tusto --- Their New Bighouse


Photos Courtesy of John Makson


Captions by Tehaliwaskénhas



Greeting the Arrival of History



Rich Culture,a Premier's Smile and Sunshine Provide a Warm Welcome



As the People Celebrate---The Powerful Eyes of Tradition Keep Watch



........and the Ancestors Watch from the Trees


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