Posts Tagged ‘Tsimshian’

The Museum of Northern British Columbia

Monday, March 31st, 2014

Museum of Northern British ColumbiaHoused in a magnificent, Northwest Coast Longhouse overlooking Prince Rupert Harbor, the Museum of Northern British Columbia is internationally celebrated for the beauty of its collections and the vision of its mission.

The indigenous peoples of the Northern BC coastline – Haida, Gitksan, Nisga’a, Tlingit, Tsimshian – lived in sustainable communities for thousands of years prior to the influx of European settlers. During this time they developed rich oral and visual cultures, expressed in song, story, wood, bone, and fiber. (more…)