Gitxsan translates to The People of ‘Ksan-the Skeena River of Northern British Columbia. The Skeena begins in the high capped peaks of northern British Columbia. The Skeena is born from clouds, glaciers, snow, and rain. It is a life and energy source that is a source of boundless inspiration for the Gitxsan people. Gitxsan art is comprised of northern style formline, akin to neighboring Nisga’a and Tsimshian Nations.