Thursday, September 28, 2023

Nisga'a observance of return of Totem Pole set for 1PM Friday in Laxgalts'ap

The Nisga'a Lisims Government has provided some additional details towards tomorrow's Rematriation Ceremony to welcome the return of the Wilps Ni'isjoohl Memorial Totem Pole.

The Memorial pole taken from the Nisga'a in 1929,  began its journey back to the Nass Valley in August of this year after having been on display in Scotland for much of the last century.

We outlined some of the history towards tomorrows highly anticipated event, with a few items in recent months which you can review below towards background on the day's activities. 

Tomorrow's Events get underway   at 12: 45 PM at the Nisga'a Museum in Laxgalts'ap, the full outline of the ceremony is available below:

The Nisga'a have also made provisions for those who can't make the journey to the Nass to view the ceremony in person, with a Zoom link for the Ceremony available here.

Follow the Nisga'a Lisims Government Social Media stream for updates towards tomorrows ceremony.

More notes of interest from the Nisga'a Nation can be reviewed from our archive page.  

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