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  • Apr 04, 2012
  • 12:28 PM

Link to Haida culture preserved through photo, audio exhibit at Bill Reid Art Gallery

Lena Sin / The Province
There is hardly anyone speaking Haida today. Fewer than 40. And of those fluent speakers, most are over the age of 75. The youngest is 65. So when Nika Collison, the granddaughter of legendary Haida artist Bill Reid, calls the situation “right on the edge,” she is hardly exaggerating. In the past four months alone, three fluent speakers died.

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