Haisla Radio Station

Recipient: Kitamaat Village Council
Amount: 21430
Date: 2005-02-16
Areas: Kitamaat
Sectors: Business Development
Strategy: Community Infrastructure
Description: The proponent established a local radio station in Kitamaat Village, with the help of the Northern Native Broadcasting network. The purpose of the project was to create a communication vehicle that would pass on community news and notices, serve as an interactive vehicle for band members to communicate with public decision-makers, and allow cultural heritage programming with the objective of maintaining and revitalizing Haisla identity. NKDF provided funding for capital costs and Kitamaat Village Council provided the remainder of the funding for the project.

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