Nass River


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Nass River

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A river of western British Columbia, Canada, flowing about 380 km (235 mi) southwest through the Coast Mountains to the Pacific Ocean north of Prince Rupert.
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Where he had walked, spilling water from his cedar box, there were new lakes and three new rivers, named the Ksien (the juice from the clouds), the Nass River and the Stikine River, the juice from the clouds.
Historically, the native fishers and cannery workers came from the northern coastal region as well as the Skeena and Nass river valleys.
Wearing an ornamented native blanket presented to him 20 years ago when he was made honorary chief of the Nisga'a of the Nass River Valley in British Columbia, the archbishop was drummed from the back of the church to the chancel by three aboriginal women.
When the Nisga'a Tribal Council decided to commission the book Nisga'a: People of the Nass River in 1993, Calder was asked to write the introduction.
Re-sutured from stock footage held in the National Archives of Canada, Marius Barbeau's 1927 ethnographic documentary Nass River Indians was reconstructed as a celluloid fragment of national memory.
Here's what the Nisga'a people of northwestern British Columbia say about the Nass River Valley in which they live: "We eat the roots of one type of plant, and leaves of another.
Nestled on a grassy point of the Nass River, in the shadow of Seven Sisters Mountain, K'san Village is owned and operated by the Gitxsan Nation.
From Yakutat Bay on the north to the mouth of the Nass River and Portland Inlet at the Canadian border, the Tlingit celebrated Raven's achievements as a trickster and changer who reorganized the landscape.
The Nisga'a people have long inhabited the Valley of the Nass River in Northwestern British Columbia, north of Prince Rupert.
The NisGa'a people of British Columbia live in their Nass River Valley homeland near Alaska.
The Nisga'a went home empty-handed, after paddling 750 kilometres up the wild coast of British Columbia to the remote Nass River Valley.