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

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.

Support the preservation of our unique history as Alaskan Tsimshian.

Language Revitalizaton

Our Goals

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

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

Cultural Knowledge

Positive Identity 

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


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Historical Preservation