Gitxaala Nation

Kitkatla

Gitxaala Nation. Photo courtesy of JFK Law Corp.
Gitxaala Nation. Photo courtesy of JFK Law Corporation.
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The Gitxaala Nation’s main community is located in Kitkatla, on BC’s North Coast

Gitxaala Nation

The main Gitxaala community is Kitkatla, located on Dolphin Island, next to Porcher Island in the Hecate Strait.

The Gitxaala speak the traditional Smal’gax language. In Smal’gax, the Gitxaala people refer to themselves as “Git Lax Moon” which means “People of the Salt Water.”

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