Estuary : Windy Bay, Haida Gwaii, B.C.


Photo of the Windy Bay estuary with the island's coast and forests in background. Windy Bay was once the site of a major Haida village and later became a summer fishing village. In mid-1980s, Windy Bay was the site where the Haida protested logging in Gwaii Haanas and in 2010 the Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve and Haida Heritage Site was jointly established.

In Collection:
Creator Subject Language Identifier
  • COWAN_PH_218; Cowan_PN_772; Cowan Colour Slides - Species and Locations - Box 14
Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 slide : colour
Alternative title
  • Hlk'yah GawGa estuary
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 52.69168, -131.44326
  • 52.34956, -131.43659
Additional physical characteristics
  • One grey binder of slides from between 1960 and 1980 of landscapes, flora and maps.
Physical repository Collection
  • Ian McTaggart Cowan Collection
Provider Sponsor
  • Digitization undertaken with the support of Ann Schau.
Genre Fonds title Fonds identifier Date digitized
  • 2012
Technical note
  • Digitized by Briony Penn. Migration metadata by KD.
  • Contact UVic Special Collections and University Archives for access to the original resource and for reproduction requests. This material is made available on this site for research and private study only.

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