Harriet Nahanee


Harriet Nahanee (née Jones) AKA Tseybeyotl born Pacheedaht tribe, Vancouver Island, British Columbia December 7, 1935 (d. 2007). Canadian indigenous rights activist; died soon after release from 2 weeks in jail for Sky-to-Sky highway protest.


I'd like to ask all the people out there to reclaim their culture—practice it, teach the children, and let's reclaim our backbone, our culture and put some pride in our children.” (July 1995 sisis.nativeweb.org; photo Wikipedia)