Haida Nation says bear hunters "not welcome on Haida Gwaii"

Approximately 50 people gathered at the entrance to Tlell River Lodge on April 1 to protest the hunting of bears on Haida Gwaii, and the Council of the Haida Nation used the opportunity to send a clear message to proponents and organizers of the hunt.

“This twisted practice of killing for amusement is simply not acceptable. Bears are as much a part of these lands as we are,â€