Argillite Carver: Christian White • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 1)

Argillite Carver: Christian White • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 1)

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Multi-disciplinary artist Christian White carves elaborate Haida stories, imbued with a sense tradition, into an indigenous slate known as argillite.

Athlii Gwaii: The Line at Lyell, Parts 1 & 2 • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 2)

Athlii Gwaii: The Line at Lyell, Parts 1 & 2 • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 2)

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In 1985, a small but resolute group of Haida elders joined the front lines to fight clearcutting on Lyell Island.

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

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

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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.

Cedar Bark Weaver: Victoria Moody • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 1)

Cedar Bark Weaver: Victoria Moody • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 1)

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A weaver from Skidegate, British Columbia, Vicki Moody uses cedar bark in the creation of a new style of art that brings together bold designs with her political views.

Chiefly Possessions • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 1)

Chiefly Possessions • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 1)

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Chief 7Idansuu (Edenshaw), Jim Hart, offers a glimpse into the Haida potlatch process, past and present.

Edible Seaweeds: What the fucus? •  SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 4)

Edible Seaweeds: What the fucus? • SAMAQAN: Water Stories (Series 4)

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In 2002 Dr. Dolly Garza, a professor at the University of Alaska, took early retirement to come and live on Haida Gwaii full-time. She is originally Haida from Alaska but married a future hereditary chief of the Haida nation. Dolly has been harvesting seaweed for most of her life and shares her knowledge as an advocate for the many benefits of incorporating seaweed into a healthful diet.

GiiahlGalang: The State of the Haida Language • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 2)

GiiahlGalang: The State of the Haida Language • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 2)

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Fears that the indigenous people of Haida Gwaii on Canada's Northwest coast will lose a unique worldview embodied in a fading indigenous tongue, lead community members such as Diane Brown, coordinator of the Skidegate Haida Immersion Program to work to teach the native language to young people.

Haida Jewelers • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 2)

Haida Jewelers • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 2)

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Profile of Haida carvers and jewelers Carmen Goertzen and Frank Paulson.

Journey of Song • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 1)

Journey of Song • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 1)

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Songs remain one of the strongest links to the nearly extinct Haida language. Three women explain how art is linked to songs and language and how all are intertwined with Haida culture.

The Making of a Haida Totem Pole

The Making of a Haida Totem Pole

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Portrait of Haida artist Don Yeomans as he carves a totem pole for YVR. Yeomans explains his ideas about art and why he is moving away from some of the traditional conventions of Haida art.

NaXine Weaver • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 2)

NaXine Weaver • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 2)

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Profile of Evelyn Vanderhoop, a Haida artitst that weaves the NaXine robe or Chilkat blanket.

The New Collectors: Repatriation, Part 1 • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 2)

The New Collectors: Repatriation, Part 1 • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 2)

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26 Haida repatriation committee members travel to New York City to reclaim their ancestors' remains from the American Museum of Natural History.

The New Collectors: Repatriation, Part 2 • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 2)

The New Collectors: Repatriation, Part 2 • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 2)

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Nika and Vince Collison visit the British Museum in London to discuss repatriation of their Haida ancestors' remains.

The New Masters • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 1)

The New Masters • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 1)

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This documentary features three leading carvers from the new generation of Haida artists--Tim Boyko, Garner Moody and Clayton Gladstone.

Ninstints: Shadow Keepers of the Past

Ninstints: Shadow Keepers of the Past

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Ninstints is an abandoned Haida village on remote Anthony Island in the Queen Charlottes. Through powerful images of the local totem poles, this film explores the significance of the village's past and evokes a sense of the people who once lived there.

Paradox of Attribution • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 1)

Paradox of Attribution • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 1)

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Haida director Marianne Jones looks at the debate in academic circles about who created turn of the century masterpieces of Haida art.

Portrait of a Mask Maker: Reg Davidson • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 1)

Portrait of a Mask Maker: Reg Davidson • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 1)

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A maker of the most elaborate and sometimes outrageous masks, Reg Davidson is at the top of his class. Portrait of a Mask Maker joins him in his studio to watch him carve and share his views about Haida art.

Ravens & Eagles Finale: Defining Haida Art • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 2)

Ravens & Eagles Finale: Defining Haida Art • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 2)

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The final part of the Ravens and Eagles series examines the foundations of Haida art as discussed by some of the best known Haida artists.

Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 1 -- 13 Parts)

Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 1 -- 13 Parts)

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Haida filmmaker Marianne Jones returns to her roots and continues the exploration of Haida culture and art from an inside perspective in this series that she has written and directed with Jeff Bear. Offering a mix of portraiture and first-person narrative, these half-hour documentaries cast the spotlight on Haida art and artists, allowing those who practice the art form to tell their stories first-hand.

Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 2 -- 13 Parts)

Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 2 -- 13 Parts)

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Shot on British Columbia's rugged north coast, this second series of Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art continues its exploration into the roots of traditional Haida art, all from the inside perspective of a member of the Haida community, writer, producer and director Marianne Jones.

Robert Davidson: Eagle of the Dawn, Part 1 & 2 • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 1) - Special Edition

Robert Davidson: Eagle of the Dawn, Part 1 & 2 • Ravens and Eagles: Haida Art (Series 1) - Special Edition

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A portrait of Robert Davidson, one of the great masters of contemporary Haida art. Special edition includes extra features.