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Evening of Haida Art and Dance

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Fri., May 11, 2012 | 7 – 8:30 pm
Free

Please join us for an evening of Haida art and dance with Evelyn Vanderhoop and the Haida Heritage Foundation Dance Group.

Evelyn Vanderhoop is a Haida master of both naaxiin (Chilkat-style) and Ravenstail weaving. She is a contributing author for In the Spirit of the Ancestors: Reflections on Contemporary Northwest Coast Art at the Burke Museum (UW Press, forthcoming). She will be in residence as a Bill Holm Center Visiting Researcher, and will speak about her work. The Haida Heritage Foundation dancers will begin the evening with 20 minutes of song and dance!

This event is free and open to the general public.