Ła gwelga La̱k!

Welcome to the official site of

the Haayk Foundation


Incredible photos of our beautiful island and village by Metlakatla Photographer, Tyrone Scott Hudson- Gisbutwada.

Our Goals

Background image: "Passages" by David A. and David R Boxley

Language Revitalizaton

We will sponsor free Sm'algyax classes for our people in an effort to keep our language alive.​

Provide learning opportunities and materials on the cultural practices of our people.

Positive Identity 

Help create a lasting cultural identity for our people, full of pride and promise.

Support the preservation of our unique history as Alaskan Tsimshian.

Cultural Knowledge

METLAKATLA, ALASKA



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Historical Preservation