Spruce Root Weaver: Isabel Rorick • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 1)

Spruce Root Weaver: Isabel Rorick • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 1)

Release date:

2002

Running time:

21.5 minutes

Formats:

Available on DVD

Closed Captioned:

Yes

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Part of the Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art series

A weaver from Masset, British Columbia, Isabel Rorick uses spruce roots and makes some of the most intricate and beautiful hats and baskets in the Pacific Northwest. Related to both Florence Edenshaw Davidson and Selina Peratovich, Isabel comes from a long line of artists. Her great-great grandmother was the legendary weaver, Isabella Edenshaw. Taking a personal journey to North Beach on Haida Gwaii, Isabel harvests her own roots annually in a grueling and exhaustive process.

 

Titles included in this series:

What is Haida Art? (23 minutes)
Cedar Bark Weaver: Victoria Moody (22 minutes)
Argillite Carver: Christain White (20 minutes)
Carrying on the Tradition (21.5 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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