Tla-o-qui-aht Whale Hunt

February 25th, 2015

by: Tsimka Martin From time immemorial until the early 1900s, my Nuuchahnulth Tla-o-qui-aht ancestors were in the practice of hunting whales from canoes. The whale hunt is one that was central to our culture. The respect for, and the importance of the whale continues to be visible, in our songs, …