- a member of an Indian people inhabiting the Queen Charlotte Islands in British Columbia and Prince of Wales Island in Alaska.
- the language of the Haida people, part of the Na-Dene language group.
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Examples from the Web for haida
Swanton, Contributions to the Ethnology of the Haida, p. 62.
Swanton, Contributions to the Ethnology of the Haida, pp. 117 ff.
Germans were in hospital at Haida Pacha, with bad eyes, had they come from there?The Secrets of a Kuttite
Edward O. Mousley
These are the Haida tribes, and consist of strikingly intelligent Indians.My Native Land
Formerly some of the Haida houses are said to have been built on platforms supported by posts.The Myths of the North American Indians
- plural -das or -da a member of a seafaring group of North American Indian peoples inhabiting the coast of British Columbia and SW Alaska
- the language of these peoples, belonging to the Na-Dene phylum