Part of the Kwakwaka’wakw language group, the ‘Nakwaxda’xw traditional territory is located between Cape Caution and Blunden Harbour on the mainland, including Seymour Inlet. The ‘Nakwaxda’xw called themselves “the assembled people” or “ the people from all around.”
|1901 photo by Newcombe|
|Painting "Blunden Harbour" by Emily Carr.|
This short film (22 min) about Blunden Harbour by Robert Gardner (1951) has some great archival film images of the residents of Ba'as collecting and processing traditional foods.