Definitions for haidaˈhaɪ də

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  1. Haida(noun)

    a member of a seafaring group of North American Indians who lived on the Pacific coast of British Columbia and southwestern Alaska

  2. Haida(noun)

    the Na-Dene language of the Haida


  1. Haida(ProperNoun)

    an indigenous nation of the Northwest Coast of North America, living primarily in British Columbia and Alaska


  1. Haida people

    The Haida, historically sometimes spelled Hydah, are an indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest Coast of North America. Their main territory is the archipelago of Haida Gwaii in northern British Columbia, but a group known as the Kaigani Haida live across the Dixon Entrance on Prince of Wales Island in Southeast Alaska. In British Columbia, the term "Haida Nation" refers both to the people as a whole and is often used synonymously with their government, the Council of the Haida Nation. Alaskan Haida, the Kaigani, are part of the Central Council Tlingit Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska government. The Haida language has sometimes been classified as one of the Na-Dene group, but is usually considered to be an isolate. Haida society continues to be very engaged in the production of a robust and highly stylized art form, a leading component of Northwest Coast art. While frequently expressed in large wooden carvings, Chilkat weaving, or ornate jewellery, it is also moving quickly into works of popular expression such as Haida manga.

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