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Every year the Haida Heritage Centre at Ḵay Llnagaay (Sea Lion Town) celebrates their anniversary by hosting a clan parade, food vendors and events all day; it's a wonderful time for the family. [gallery columns="2" link="file" size="large" ids="887,922,921,920,919,918,917,916,915,914,913,912,911,910,909,908,907,906,905,904,903,902,901,900,899,898,897,896,895,894,893,892,891,890,888"]...

While on my tour through Germany I had a few day stop over in Hamburg with a place to myself right behind the infamous Reeperbahn. I cracked open my Couchsurfing app and was so fortunate to meet Sarah, a script supervisor in the German film...

My next stop after Paris was Lisbon, Portugal; a last minute decision to spend a week here right before leaving Vancouver. My friend Azalea Moen highly recommended Lisbon as a digital nomad paradise, which I whole-heartedly agree with. I made many new (and wonderfully weird) friends...

My first stop upon arriving in Europe was Paris; I was going to stay with good friends April (from Haida Gwaii) and her husband Jorge (from Mexico 🇲🇽 ). Jorge works as a chef and essentially knows every Mexican working in Paris, which meant that every meal...

The Haida Gwaii Higher Education Society is a fantastic non-profit organization that brings together 50+ university students from across Canada and the US for location-based experiential learning in fields academic fields relating to the environment. Each semester (which there are currently 2 per year) includes a...

Over the past year, Haida Gwaii has seen the rise of a never before seen punk scene, headed by the duo of James McGuire and Graham Richard, better known as Jason Camp and the Posers. They were set to headline a show along side fellow ska/punk...