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Respecting our people, our land, and our forests

our values & story

As a 100% Haida-owned forestry company, we’re committed to maintaining the cultural and spiritual traditions of Haida citizens. The ancient forests of Xaayda Gwaay.yaay  Haida Gwaii - western red cedar, sitka spruce, yellow cedar, and hemlock - are part of our culture and need to be respected and managed for future generations. Taan Forest’s mandate is to ensure Haida values are honoured, that our forests are harvested sustainably, cultural sites are maintained, and natural habitats protected.

Our story

BALANCING CULTURAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC NEEDS

Taan Forest is unique in the forestry world with a mandate from our shareholder (the Haida Nation) to create well-paying jobs on Xaayda Gwaay.yaay Haida Gwaii, respect the environment with the world’s most advanced forestry management practices, and preserve the cultural legacy of a millennia-old civilization. We have been blessed with in-demand red cedar, yellow cedar, spruce and hemlock— and our job is to get the highest value for the benefit of all on Xaayda Gwaay.yaay Haida Gwaii.

Building a culture of care, empowered by the haida nation

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