Totem Poles Photos - Gitanyow was formerly named Kitwancool. The band government changed its name from the Kitwancool Indian Band to the Gitanyow Indian Band in 1991. New Aiyansh, Northern British Columbia, Canada, First Nation Stock Photos - PhotosCanada.com Gallery

Totem Poles Photos - Gitanyow was formerly named Kitwancool. The band government changed its name from the Kitwancool Indian Band to the Gitanyow Indian Band in 1991. New Aiyansh, Northern British Columbia, Canada, First Nation Stock Photos

New Aiyansh Totem Poles, Nass Valley, Northern British Columbia, Canada CM11-01

New Aiyansh Totem Poles, Nass Valley, Northern British Columbia, Canada CM11-01

Description : Just 100km from Terrace and located in the heart of the Nass Valley, is the administrative centre of the Nisga,a Lisims Government - Gitlakdamix / New Aiyansh. There are many beautiful buildings to visit in this village of 1,200 people including the historic Gitlakdamix community hall, which has a stunning mural painted on it. The New Aiyansh Recreation Centre, completed in 1998, has four totem poles in its lobby and is located right next door to the arts and cultural centre where you might be lucky enough to find local carvers working on various projects. Guided tours are available on request. In front of the Nisga,a Elementary/Secondary School you,ll find the Unity Pole - raised in 1977, it was the first totem pole raised in the Nass Valley since the late 1800,s.

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