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Haida Gwaii, BC

ka wasakastek Pacific Ocean ekwa ohpimiy anima BC Hydro ka astek, Haida Nation mamisewak diesel kakawayasiwin. anohc ekwa itapahtamwak yotin, pisim ekwa kihcikamiy ta meskot apacihtakwaw anihi fossil fuels.

Haida Gwaii wi ministikw ka astek nantaw 50 mistikwa awasta kewetinohk iskamihk BC. ki sehkatew wi Queen Charlotte Islands, maka  2010 ewikoni ministikwa ki sehkatewak ekwa “Islands of the Haida People”.  nantaw ahpehtaw Haida Nation ohci mekwac wikiwak ekwota niswayi mamawintowinih Old Masset ante kewininohk ekwa Skidigit ante sawinohk. osam nantaw 65% ka apacihtatawaw Haida Gwaii ekwamiyo ka osehtatwaw anihi diesel sipwepayihcikana, Haida ki macitawak anima ‘Swiilawiid Sustainability Society’ ta aciwinamihk anihi 10 million litres anima diesel fuel kaki pe apacihtatwaw tahto askiy. ‘Project 0% Diesel’ wi nawac poko sehkih pimitisahamwak ta kakwe poni apacihtatwaw anima kahkiyaw diesel Haida Gwaii ayi ohci ohi kwotaka nanatoh ekwa ascih ka apisasikwaw ka mawacihcikektwaw kakayasiwina. ta miyo wicitasotwaw anihi Haida Gwaii’s kakayawisiwn asay ka astekwaw pisimih ohci, Swiilawiid ekwa kitapahtamwak kecihamihk ohci ta apacihtatwaw peciciwana ekwa mamahkaskawa.

wehewew Melina Laboucan-Massimo itohtew Haida Gwaii ta nitaw nakiskawat Swiilawiid Sustainability Society ekwa takiskeyihta ewko ‘Project 0% Diesel’. ante Skidegate ekwa Old Masset, Melina wapahtam tansi Haida Nation’s o nekanewak ki isi wapahtahkwaw ote nakan tansi ta isi apacihtahk kanaci kakaywisiwin. ewko oma kakayawisiwn ohci kewetinohk Pacific kehcikamihk, Haida Gwaii, Melina wapahtam peciciwana ekwa mamahkaskawa natonikewina ekwa ati itohtew ti oskayak ka kihcihtwawikasotwaw kakawisiwin pisimih ohci.

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