Voices from the Skeena

Settlers called it the Skeena, but this mighty river, B.C.’s second longest, has been known for millennia as the Xsien, “the juice of the clouds,” by the Tsimshian and Gitxsan peoples. It flows 570 km from the sacred headwaters of the Spatszi plateau south and west to Spokechute/Port Essington, where it joins the sea. Read the full article which includes a link to the accompanying website with more audio interviews here.

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