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 CM11-04

New Aiyansh Totem Poles, Nass Valley, Northern British Columbia, Canada CM11-04

Description : New Aiyansh offers an ideal launching point for discovery of Nisga,a Lands and culture. In 1977, the Unity Pole was raised here-the first new pts,aan (totem pole) in the Nass Valley in a century. It signaled a rebirth of Nisga,a art, culture, and language, as well as a renewed commitment to securing a fair and equitable treaty. Today, the Nisga,a Final Agreement is secure and signs of renewal reverberate throughout the Nisga,a Lands.

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