Haida language

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The Haida language () is the language of the Haida people. It contains seven vowels and well over 30 consonants.

History

The first documented contact between the Haida and Europeans was in 1774, on Juan PĂ©rez's exploratory voyage. At this time Haidas inhabited the Queen Charlotte Islands, Dall Island, and Prince of Wales Island. This dramatic decline lead to the merger of villages, the final result being three Haida villages: Masset (merged 1876), Skidegate (merged 1879), and Hydaburg (merged 1911).

The Fraser Canyon Gold Rush of 1858 lead to a boom in the town of Victoria, and Southern Haida began traveling there annually, mainly for the purpose of selling their women. Although a Haida-based trade pidgin may have been in use in the 1830s, the Haida were using Chinook jargon when they visited Victoria. This contact with whites had a strong...
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