Git Hayetsk Dancers celebrate Haisla Guatlap Days

Git Hayetsk Dancers celebrate Haisla Guatlap Days

As part of the Haisla Nation’s solstice Guatlap Days at Kitamaat Village, Friday, June 21, the audience saw a performance from the student Gil Hayetsk Dancers and drummers from the ‘Na Aska Gylak’yoo School in Kisumkalum. June 21 was National Indigenous Peoples Day. The Kitsumkalum or Gitsuklaum are part of the Ts’myen (Tsimshian) Nation.

A student from the ‘Na Asia Gyilak’yoo School  from Kitsumkalum  drums at Guatlap Days at the Haisla Recreation Centre, (Robin Rowland)

‘Na Asia Gyilak’yoo School dancers from Kitsumkalum at Guatlap Days at the Haisla rec Centre. (Robin Rowland)

‘Na Asia Gyilak’yoo School dancers from Kitsumkalum at Guatlap Days  perform to a ratttle at the Haisla Recreation  Centre (Robin Rowland)

‘Na Asia Gyilak’yoo School dancers from Kitsumkalum at Guatlap Days at the Haisla Recreation Centre  (Robin Rowland)

Elementary school students from ‘Na Asia Gyilak’yoo School  from Kitsumkalum  dance at Guatlap Days at the Haisla Recreation Centre. (Robin Rowland)

Elementary school students from ‘Na Asia Gyilak’yoo School  from Kitsumkalum  dance at Guatlap Days at the Haisla Recreation Centre. (Robin Rowland)

‘Na Asia Gyilak’yoo School dancers from Kitsumkalum at Guatlap Days at the Haisla Recreation Centre, (Robin Rowland)

‘Na Asia Gyilak’yoo School dancers from Kitsumkalum at Guatlap Days at the Haisla Recreation Centre. (Robin Rowland)

A ‘Na Asia Gyilak’yoo School drummer from Kitsumkalum at Guatlap Days at the Haisla Recreation Centre. (Robin Rowland)

‘Na Asia Gyilak’yoo School dancers from Kitsumkalum at Guatlap Days at the Haisla Recreation Centre. (Robin Rowland)

‘Na Asia Gyilak’yoo School dancers from Kitsumkalum  perform a paddling song at Guatlap Days at the Haisla Recreation Centre.  (Robin Rowland)