Carrying on the Tradition • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 1)

Carrying on the Tradition • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 1)

Release date:

2002

Running time:

21.5 minutes

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Yes

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Part of the Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art series

Influenced and influential, April Churchill and Gladys Vandal stand out as highly gifted and talented Haida artists, both of whom have worked to preserve the Haida weaving tradition. The eldest daughter of legendary teacher Delores Churchill, April discusses why safeguarding tradition is important to her. Gladys Vandal also has roots deep in the basketry that grows out of the cedar tree. At her kitchen table, she demonstrates one of the oldest weaving techniques on earth.

 

Titles included in this series:

What is Haida Art? (23 minutes)
Spruce Root Weaver: Isabel Rorick (21.5 minutes)
Cedar Bark Weaver: Victoria Moody (22 minutes)
Argillite Carver: Christain White (20 minutes)
The New Masters (22.5 minutes)
Portrait of a Mask Maker: Reg Davidson (23 minutes)
Journey of Song (22 minutes)
Chiefly Possessions (23 minutes)
Yahgu dang ang: "To Pay Respect" (22 minutes)
Robert Davidson: Eagle of the Dawn, Parts 1 & 2 (47 minutes)
Paradox of Attribution (24 minutes)

For more information about the series producers visit http://www.urbanrez.ca

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