Old Massett

The Old Massett emergency operations issued a mandatory face mask notice on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. (Wikimedia Commons photo)

Masks mandatory in Old Massett as Haida Gwaii COVID cases total 26

Old Massett Village Council says curfew will be enforced with community service

 

FILE - Mills Memorial Hospital in Terrace was designated as one of B.C.’s prime COVID-19 treatment facilities in the early days of the pandemic. Health officials confirmed early this week that people on Haida Gwaii who test positive for the virus would be supported in relocating to accommodation on the mainland if they want to self-isolate closer to a major hospital. (Black Press Media file photo)

Haida Gwaii COVID cases may be flown to mainland: health officials

Community health nurse says ‘there were a lot of swabs’ over the weekend

 

More than 2,700 pounds of fish hit the scales at OMVC Food Fishing Derby

More than 2,700 pounds of fish hit the scales at OMVC Food Fishing Derby

Derby weigh-in took place July 5 at CBI Fisheries in Masset; prizes awarded for largest catch

 

FILE - The BC Cancer mobile mammography coach is pictured on Dec. 16, 2019 in Agassiz. The coach will be on Haida Gwaii later this month to do breast cancer screenings for B.C. women over the age of 40, the first stop being in Skidegate on Monday, July 20, 2020. (Karissa Gall/Agassiz Harrison Observer file)

BC Cancer mobile mammography coach coming to Haida Gwaii this month

Breast cancer screening appointments still available; clients asked to bring a face mask

FILE - The BC Cancer mobile mammography coach is pictured on Dec. 16, 2019 in Agassiz. The coach will be on Haida Gwaii later this month to do breast cancer screenings for B.C. women over the age of 40, the first stop being in Skidegate on Monday, July 20, 2020. (Karissa Gall/Agassiz Harrison Observer file)
Haida weaver Stlaaygee X_ay Guul Kun K_ayangas Marlene Liddle is pictured in this submitted photo. Liddle won three titles at the Sealaska Heritage Institute 10th Biennial Northwest Coast Juried Art Show and Competition. (Haida Cedar Bark Weaver - Traditional and Contemporary/Facebook photo)

Haida weaver wins three titles at Sealaska juried art show

Old Massett-based weaver won prizes for spruce root basket, imitation abalone hat

Haida weaver Stlaaygee X_ay Guul Kun K_ayangas Marlene Liddle is pictured in this submitted photo. Liddle won three titles at the Sealaska Heritage Institute 10th Biennial Northwest Coast Juried Art Show and Competition. (Haida Cedar Bark Weaver - Traditional and Contemporary/Facebook photo)
FILE - The Skidegate Band Council Emergency Operations Centre information checkpoint just past the ferry terminal on Highway 16. On Sunday, April 5, 2020, the Old Massett Village Council announced it was also erecting checkpoints, located along the road at New Town, Yakan Point and Old Massett. (Skidegate Band Council/Facebook photo)

COVID-19: Old Massett Emergency Operations Centre erects three gates

Old Massett Village Council letter says gate locations are New Town, Yakan Point, Old Massett

FILE - The Skidegate Band Council Emergency Operations Centre information checkpoint just past the ferry terminal on Highway 16. On Sunday, April 5, 2020, the Old Massett Village Council announced it was also erecting checkpoints, located along the road at New Town, Yakan Point and Old Massett. (Skidegate Band Council/Facebook photo)
Masset RCMP executed a search warrant on Friday, March, 13, 2020, in response to complaints of suspicious activity at a residence located in Old Massett Village. (Masset RCMP photo)

Masset RCMP seize ‘substantial’ amount of guns, cash in Friday the 13th drug bust

Officers executed search warrant on March 13 at ‘suspicious’ Old Massett Village residence

Masset RCMP executed a search warrant on Friday, March, 13, 2020, in response to complaints of suspicious activity at a residence located in Old Massett Village. (Masset RCMP photo)
Cameron Holland of Masset won all three of his matches to take gold in the 80 kg category. He’s joined by Janelle Edgars from Old Massett, who placed second in her event. (Alex Kurial / Haida Gwaii Observer)

Haida Gwaii wrestlers grab golds in Rupert

Competition served as a warm-up for the upcoming Zones

Cameron Holland of Masset won all three of his matches to take gold in the 80 kg category. He’s joined by Janelle Edgars from Old Massett, who placed second in her event. (Alex Kurial / Haida Gwaii Observer)
A 22-year-old Robert Davidson and his grandfather Tsinii on the day of the pole raising. (NFB photo)

Haida film Now Is The Time selected for Sundance

Recognition continues for tale of Old Massett totem pole raising

A 22-year-old Robert Davidson and his grandfather Tsinii on the day of the pole raising. (NFB photo)
A 22-year-old Robert Davidson and his grandfather Tsinii on the day of the pole raising. (NFB photo)

Haida film coming home for screenings

Now Is The Time tells the story of historic 1969 Old Massett pole raising

A 22-year-old Robert Davidson and his grandfather Tsinii on the day of the pole raising. (NFB photo)
The Old Massett Raiders basketball team is hoping they’ll be off the bench and on the court during the upcoming All Native Tournament in Prince Rupert.

Basketball team hoping All Native Tournament is in their future

Old Massett Raiders seeking to raise funds to cover costs of participation

The Old Massett Raiders basketball team is hoping they’ll be off the bench and on the court during the upcoming All Native Tournament in Prince Rupert.
Logging on Graham Island. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)

Logging moves forward as court rules against Haida Gwaii protesters

Injunction won against activists seeking to protect culturally and archaeologically significant site

Logging on Graham Island. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)
Cedar logs in a working cutblock at Collison Point/St’alaa Kun. (Andrew Hudson photo)

Haida artist and protesters fight to protect cedar forest in Masset, court decision looms

Robert Davidson filed an affidavit seeking to stop the cutting, while protesters form blockade

Cedar logs in a working cutblock at Collison Point/St’alaa Kun. (Andrew Hudson photo)
(Andrew Hudson photo)

Old Massett Memorandum of Understanding puts the focus on apprenticeships

Encouraging economic prospects ahead for the village following the signing

(Andrew Hudson photo)
(Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)

Memorandum of Understanding to be signed in Old Massett

Creation of jobs will be the focus of the signing

(Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)
Robert Davidson in Times Square. (Tina Schliessler photo)

Robert Davidson the focus of new documentary

Haida Modern set to premiere at Vancouver International Film Festival next month

Robert Davidson in Times Square. (Tina Schliessler photo)
The first totem pole raising in almost a century took place in Old Massett in August 1969. (NFB photo)

Haida story headed to the international stage

Old Massett totem pole raising revisited in Christopher Auchter’s documentary Now Is The Time

The first totem pole raising in almost a century took place in Old Massett in August 1969. (NFB photo)
The first totem pole raising in almost a century took place in Old Massett in August 1969. (NFB photo)

Haida director has documentary selected for Toronto film festival

Christopher Auchter’s film on the Old Massett totem pole raising comes on 50th anniversary

The first totem pole raising in almost a century took place in Old Massett in August 1969. (NFB photo)
The whole school marched hand-in-hand to start off the night, with students’ artwork displayed around the gym. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)

In Pictures: Happy Haida Gwaii holidays

Holiday spirit shone all over Haida Gwaii in the lead-up to Christmas,…

The whole school marched hand-in-hand to start off the night, with students’ artwork displayed around the gym. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)
In Pictures: Masset Christmas concert stocks lots of laughs

In Pictures: Masset Christmas concert stocks lots of laughs

Masset’s community Christmas concert knocked everyone’s yellow socks off last Friday night.…

In Pictures: Masset Christmas concert stocks lots of laughs