Skidegate Band Council

Dialect: X̱aaydaa Kil A
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Historically known as: Skidegate Band Council

Contact Information:
Skidegate Band Council
PO Box 1301
Skidegate, BC
V0T 1S1
ph. (250) 559-4496
fx. (250) 559-8247

The village of Skidegate is on X̱AAYDAG̱A GWAAY.YAAY IINAG̱WAAY B (Graham Island) off the north coast of British Columbia.

Language Information

Fluent Speakers: 19 1
Understand or Speak Somewhat: 5 1
Learning Speakers: 65 1

The SHIP (Skidegate Haida Immersion Program) has been recording and teaching X̱aaydaa Kil in the community for over ten years.

Community Information

Population: 1583 1

Skidegate was originally called HLG̱AAGILDA C and later became known as SG̱IIDAGIDS D.