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U014.3.88
Artist / Maker : Child, Alvin
Title : Ganhada - Raven
Date (Execution) : 2008
Geographical Origin : Haida Gwaii; British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Dzawad'enux (Tsawataineuk), Kwakwaka'wakw
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type :
Visual Description : First Nations formline design of raven in a circular design; turquoise, red, and black tones throughout.
Accession # : U014.3.88
Width (cm) : 55.50
Height (cm) : 58.50
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift from the Collection of George and Christiane Smyth
Artist Statement : "Alvin Child's grandmother was of the Tsimshian Nation from Port Simpson. Mae Dudoward belonged to the Ganhada - Raven Clan. The Raven, according to the Tsimshian people was the culture figure who organized the world into a cohesion, which the Native people could related to. There are many stories about the exploits of Raven. He is a major clan and family crest figure for the peoples of the coast." -- As related by Alvin Child