|U'Mista Cultural Centre
|The Meaning of U'mista
In earlier days, people were sometimes taken captive by raiding parties. When they returned to their homes, either through payment of ransom or by a raid, they were said to have u'mista. The return of our treasures from distant museums is a form of u'mista.
|LIving Tradition: The Kwakwaka'wakw Potlatch on the Northwest Coast
||Find out more about the potatch of the northwest coast.|