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Monumental cedar on British Columbia"s Haida Gwai/Queen Charlotte Islands

Mike Parkes

Monumental cedar on British Columbia"s Haida Gwai/Queen Charlotte Islands

abundance, distribution, and implications for land-use planning forest management

by Mike Parkes

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Published in 2004 .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Forestry Research Paper (M.F.C.)--University of Toronto, 2004.

Statementby Mike Parkes.
The Physical Object
Pagination45 leaves :
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20268166M

British Columbia ; Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands) Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands) Travel Forum The two books they use are Haida Monumental Art and Those born at Koonas both are on the barge whether its worth looking in advance at them depends on the type of person you are, we are buying copies now but you might buy them in. The Queen Charlotte Islands or Haida Gwaii ("Land of the Haida") are off the northwest coast of British Columbia. They consist of two main islands, Graham Island in the North, and Moresby Island.

Haida Heritage Centre at Kay Llnagaay is located in Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands). It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Haida Heritage Centre at Kay Llnagaay and many more Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands) attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands) vacation site. Circle Tours in British Columbia. Getting to Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands): There are only kms of paved roads in the Haida Gwaii islands, and the cost of transporting your car on the ferry is high, so you could consider leaving your car behind and .

Part I Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands) Tradition Resurrected The Legacy pole celebrates 20 years of cooperation in managing this precious group of islands between the government of British Columbia and the Haida. That agreement was the result of years of Haida resistance actions, starting on Lyell Island in , continuing up to the. This property is located in the charming little village of Queen Charlotte, Haida Gwaii in British Columbia. Haida Gwaii, which means "island of the Haida people," forms a dagger-shaped archipelago of approximately islands and lies 80 kilometers west of the BC coast.


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On islands known for their monumental works of art, the monumental trees that make that art possible are getting harder and harder to find. Centuries old red and yellow cedar trees, the essential raw materials that make Haida poles, canoes, bentwood boxes, masks, intricately woven hats and so much more possible, are being logged at a steady clip.

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Historically known as The Queen Charlotte Islands, the Haida Gwaii was officially renamed on June 3, as part of a reconciliation protocol between British Columbia and the Haida people.