Nisga'a Museum

Laxgalts’Ap, British Columbia

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With a design inspired by traditional Nisga’a longhouses, feast dishes, and canoes, the 929-square-metre museum opened in Laxgalts’ap, 150 kilometres northwest of Terrace, in the spring of 2011. The heart of the Nisga’a Museum is the Ancestors’ Collection which contains a stunning array of exquisitely carved masks, bentwood boxes, headdresses, soul catchers, and other works of art acquired from Nisga’a people during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many Nisga’a possessions were mistaken as idols and destroyed by missionaries who established themselves along the Nass River. Others were given away or sold to private individuals or museum collectors.

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Nisga'a Museum

810 Highway Drive
Laxgalts’Ap, British Columbia, V0J 1X0
250-633-3050 Visit Website

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Learn more about Nisga'a Museum by visiting them online:

Visit Website

Nisga'a Museum

810 Highway Drive
Laxgalts’Ap, British Columbia, V0J 1X0
250-633-3050 Visit Website

Business Hours

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Indigenous culture and heritage are as rich and diverse as the Canadian landscape. Despite years of oppression, Indigenous Peoples are proud to show visitors our vibrant, living history.

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