back to the kitlope

Back to the Kitlope

The pictures may be grainy but my memories are not. I first visited the Kitlope in 1990 aboard the Maple Leaf at the invitation of the Haisla and Xenaksiala people who were fighting to save their homeland from clearcut logging. My relationship to this place was forged in large part by my relationship to my brother Cecil Paul, a hereditary chief of the Xenaksiala. Cecil was instrumental in winning…