UBC Branchlines News 2017

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First Nations across Canada were restricted from practicing their cultures, including these of traditional regalia such as an ancestral headdress.  Furthermore, modern threats to the  forests, specifically clear-cut logging practices with intensive road building, continued to erode cultural uses. In response to these pressures, the family associated with the headdress solidified their Keyoh by creating a formal society known as the Maiyoo Keyoh Society to consult and seek accommodation.

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