James was our 2014 PGI learner award recipient. In his 40s, James decided to try his hand at his adult Dogwood again after successfully completing an 8-week jobs skills training course with Hecate Strait Employment Development. It is with this new found
Gladys Jiixa Vandal (left) & Terri Russ (right) Gladys is a respectable Haida Elder and weaver who lives in Skidegate. She enjoys sharing Haida stories and teaching Haida language to the younger generation. However, she also sees herself as a student.