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The Pesuta Shipwreck Trail will lead you along East Beach to the remains of the Pesuta, a log barge that ran aground in 1928 - Photo: Owen Perry

Roadside whale-watching in May is a popular activity in Skidegate - Photo: Owen Perry

The Rennell Sound area offers exceptional wilderness camping and short trails for accessing remote west coast beaches - Photo: Owen Perry

Rose Spit - where the Hecate Strait meets Dixon Entrance - Photo: Owen Perry

The rainforest experience - moss carpeted paths, a lingering scent of fresh cedar and the sounds of silence - Photo: Owen Perry

The Looking Around and Blinking House at Windy Bay was built to provide shelter for people during the 1985 blockade against logging on Lyell Island - Photo: Owen Perry

Step into another world as you tour ancient Haida village sites in Gwaii Haanas - Photo: Owen Perry

Visit the award-winning Haida Heritage Centre and Museum at Second Beach in Skidegate - Photo: Flavien Mabit


Gladys Vandal, Haida Weaver



Phone: 250.559.4508

Skidegate, BC


Gladys Vandal is a skilled cedar weaver in Skidegate. Galdys has been weaving since 1994 and studied under other notable weavers, including renowned Haida weaver Delores Churchill. Gladys gathers much of her yellow and red cedar bark from the forests near Skidegate.

Gladys' work has been exhibited throughout BC including the Haida Gwaii Museum and the Turtle Island Gallery in Kelowna, as well as in art shows such as the Isll Islands Art Show, the BC Festival of the Arts and as far away as Scottsdale, Arizona. She has been the recipient of several Awards of Merit.


  • Traditional Haida cedar weaving
  • Exquisite detail work
  • Original designs
  • Cedar hat, baskets, jewellry, doll clothes, rattles, flowers
  • Weaving classes

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