This is today’s companion post from 52Rolls. Regular visitors will recognise this spot from the digital version I posted a few weeks ago here.
Before my latest trip to Haida Gwaii (images coming soon!) I made a day trip to the Kiix?in National Historic Site located in Barkley Sound near Bamfield. It is about a 4 hour drive (much of it on logging roads) and 20 minute hike from Victoria, but worth every minute of getting there, and back. Especially on a beautiful day like we had. On the way we were stopped by bridge repairs at the Nitinat River crossing and photos of the foggy, moss-covered forest also taken on this roll of film can be seen at my blog (link), posted at the same time as this one.
I have worked at Kiix?in (?=glottal stop) several times over the past 31 years. This time was a trip to provide advice to the Huu-ay-aht First Nation whose site it is, and in particular to Tliishin, the hereditary chief of Kiix?in. We stopped at the…
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