Haida Art

Haida Art

by George F. MacDonald

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781550547436
Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre Ltd.
Publication date: 02/28/2000
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 9.74(w) x 12.02(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix
CHAPTER 1 FROM THE IMMEMORIAL
3(12)
PREHISTORY OF HAIDA GWAII
3(3)
SOCIAL ORGANIZATION
6(1)
MYTHOLOGY AND CRESTS
7(2)
ART
9(6)
The North Coast Art Style
9(3)
Flat Design
12(1)
Sculpture
13(2)
CHAPTER 2 GIFTS OF THE RAVEN
15(38)
CHIEFLY POSSESSIONS
15(22)
Clothing (Chilkat Blankets; Painted Leather Capes; Tunics, Dance Aprons and Leggings; Button Blankets)
16(7)
Headdresses (Frontlets, Painted Woven Hats)
23(8)
Raven Rattles
31(1)
Copper Shields
31(6)
HOSTING THE FEAST
37(16)
Ladles and Horn Spoons
37(6)
Food Dishes and Bowls
43(1)
Bentwood Trays and Serving Dishes
44(9)
CHAPTER 3 THE SUPERNATURAL WORLD
53(48)
SHAMANISM
53(14)
SECRET SOCIETIES
67(4)
MASKS
71(21)
LUCK OF THE GAMBLER
92(2)
SMOKE FEASTS FOR THE ANCESTORS
94(7)
CHAPTER 4 THE HAIDA HOUSEHOLD
101(30)
HOUSES
101(16)
Housesfront Paintings
105(5)
Carved Interior Poles and Posts
110(3)
Interior Screens, Housepits and Smokeholes
113(4)
FURNISHINGS
117(14)
Boxes and Chests
118(9)
Basketry
127(4)
CHAPTER 5 THE OUTSIDE WORLD
131(8)
CANOES AND TRADE
131(2)
WARFARE
133(6)
CHAPTER 6 THE HAIDA HOMELAND
139(72)
HAIDA GWAII
139(53)
Skungwai (Ninstints)
Tanu
Skedans
Cumshewa
Kaisun
Haina
Cha'atl
Skidegate
Kiusta
Kung
Yan
Kayung
Masset
Hiellan
KAIGANI HAIDA
192(19)
Klinkwan
Sukkwan
Howkan
Kasan
CHAPTER 7 ARTISTS OF THE GOLDEN AGE
211(12)
ALBERT EDWARD EDENSHAW
211(5)
JOHN ROBSON
216(3)
CHARLES EDENSHAW
219(4)
CHAPTER 8 DEATH AND REBIRTH OF THE RAVEN
223(12)
BILL REID
225(3)
ROBERT DAVIDSON
228(3)
JIM HART
231(1)
THE NEXT GENERATION
231(4)
Bibliography 235(4)
Index 239

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