After Haywaas sees his parents get frustrated while watching the news, this precocious 12-year-old begins a months-long journey navigating many different answers to what he thought was a simple question.
Gidin Jaad (Eagle Woman) Erica Reid follows her matrilineal lineage of her mother Gidin Jaad (Dee Dee) Crosby. Erica honours her patrilineal lineage of her father William (Butch) Ryan who is Tsimshian from the community of Lax Kw’alaams, BC. Gidin Jaad Erica is an elected representative of her community of Skidegate Hlg̱aagilda at the Council of the Haida Nation in their pursuit of Haida Title exercising Haida Laws. Erica is a graduate of the University of Northern British Columbia with a Bachelor of Education. She is a proud wife and mother of five children.
James is a proud father of five. With degrees in history and education he graduated from the University of British Columbia and took his first teaching position in Masset, Haida Gwaii. He has been teaching in Haida Gwaii for sixteen years.