Haisla Nation Council (HNC) is aware of a troubling incident at a Kitimat school yesterday involving a Haisla youth who had chosen to wear Haisla regalia in class as part of the annual school picture day.

We join our membership in expressing our deep disappointment about the incident – and stand by all of our membership – including our youth – who wish to honour our culture and traditions in school and elsewhere.

HNC has been in close contact with the school administration as well as Coast Mountains School District since the incident occurred. We continue to work together to… Continue reading