Gallery: Kitimaat Village, ground zero for energy exports
Photographer Phillip Chin visited the coastal community this winter. Here's what he saw
Gitksan Ave. is one of the streets in tiny Kitimaat Village, British Columbia, home base for the Haisla First Nation.
The view from Owedenko Street in Kitimaat Village, B.C.
Haisla Ave. in Kitimaat Village.
While nearby Douglas Channel could soon be ground zero for B.C. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports, for now the shores of Kitimaat Village are home to only a marina and a stunning view of the waterway.
Wathl Creek greets visitors at the entrance to Kitimaat Village.
The Haisla Recreation Centre in Kitimaat Village is the heart of the community, where people meet to eat, chat, play sports and enjoy community gatherings.
The Haisla Community School, where the First Nation’s future leaders are being taught.
The Kitimaat Village Council building is where Haisla First Nation chief councilor Ellis Ross goes to work each day.
Shoreline at Kitimaat Village.
Oil sands export visions run through Ellis Ross and the Haisla First Nation. Read the full story here.