Day: October 16, 2019

Heiltsuk’s Historic Big House Opening is a Powerful Testament of Sovereignty and Resilience

By Andrea Palframan / October 16, 2019 /

For generations Indigenous governance was carried out carefully amid the federal ban of governance practices. Today, the voices of Heiltsuk people are ringing out loud and clear across the land and water. At the heart of Waglisla (known as Bella Bella), the mural-festooned cedar Big House stands as a triumphant marker of Heiltsuk pride. Inside,…

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