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Haida myths illustrated in argillite carvings

Marius Barbeau

Haida myths illustrated in argillite carvings

by Marius Barbeau

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Published by Dept. of Resources and Development, National Parks Branch, National Museum of Canada in Ottawa, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Haida Indians -- Legends,
  • Haida art.,
  • Queen Charlotte Islands -- Antiquities

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMarius Barbeau.
    SeriesAnthropological series (National Museum of Canada) -- no. 32, Bulletin (National Museum of Canada) -- no. 127
    ContributionsCanada. Dept. of Resources and Development. National Parks Branch
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE"99"H2"B37
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 417 p. :
    Number of Pages417
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21119125M
    LC Control Number53-12650

    Argillite stone has been carved since the 's by the Haida people & is sourced from one remote mountain-top on Haida Gwaii. This black stone with a very fine grain is known by collectors of native & first nations art for its ability to be carved into intricate sculptures, art & jewelry. Argillite is a soft black slate that is carved by the Haida of Haida Gwaii formerly know as the Queen Charlotte Islands. There is just one area called Slate Chuck where the artists go and dig out large boulders of the slate from the mountain and then they carry it out on pack boards. The first carvings in argillite where done in the early s and these carvings were made for trade with the.

    Haida Carvers in Argillite by Marius Barbeau, Ottawa National Museum of Canada, , hardbound, pgs. With illustrations, endpaper map of Queen Charlotte Islands, appendix. Good, Seller Rating: % positive.   Description: Collection of ten first edition illustrated books of native art and life, Alaska, Yukon and Arctic Region. 1) ANNUAL REPORT for SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION:THE GRAPHIC ART OF THE ESKIMOS, Walter Hoffman, 2) HAIDA MYTHS, Barbeau illustrated in ARGILLITE CARVINGS, 3) ALASKA BECKONS, Marius BARBEAU,

      The standard account is that argillite carving did not begin until , and that the pipes that were among the first carvings known were never actually used. However, while European tools and interest in curios made the 19th century a Golden Age of argillite carving, it seems unlikely that such a sophisticated art form could emerge suddenly.   Known as Hl G aa K ’id in the Haida language Skidegate dialect, argillite is the black gem of Haida Gwaii. Argillite is geologically unique to the Islands and has been carved by Haida carvers since the early s. The argillite found in Haida Gwaii is specific to these islands and is found within the geological formation known as the Haida Formation.


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ARGILLITE haida slate Deep in the mist shrouded mountains of Haida Gwaii In a semi-secret location on slatechuck mountain lies a deposit of ARGILLITE -which is the easily carved claystone called “Haida Slate” and "Black Slate" Apart from the visual beauty of a finished piece, the cool, smooth feel of argillite is enormously appealing.

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black & white photographs. As new. A detailed illustrated description of more than 40 artists and their work collected from museums. Although he incorrectly theorized that poles were only erected after contact with Europeans, Barbeau was one of the first ethnographers to document seriously the accomplishments of individual Haida artists, primarily in his book Haida Carvers in Argillite 2 (), a follow-up to Haida Myths: Illustrated Argillite Carvings ().

The Haida Nation is renowned for its beautiful "black slate" or argillite carvings. The Haida began carving argillite in response to the early curio trade of the 's, amongst British explorers and settlers.

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The Haida visitors brought carvings they made on Haida Gwaii. Many of these were made of argillite, a stone unique to Haida Gwaii (see appendix 1, What is Argillite). Argillite was used primarily afterthere are only a few examples of argillite being used for labrets in.

HAIDA ARGILLITE CARVINGS. For approximately years, Haida artists have carved argillite sculptures. Argillite is a slate rock found on Slatechuck Mountain near the village of Skidegate on the Queen Charlotte Islands.

The sculptures carved today reflect the ancient traditions and myths of Haida. Meaning is suddenly apparent in argillite carving, as are important Haida figures such as chiefs and shamans and sacred or religious themes. Haida myths begin to be represented in the carvings, the Bear-Mother myth being one of the most common myth themes that appear in this period.

Patrick was given the tools to begin carving from his Uncle Edmund Calder. Edmund provided Patrick with the tools he needed to begin carving argillite. Edmund also gave him books to study so that he could begin studying Haida art.

My Dad said that their family was filled with artists and Patrick was given a lot of help in learning how to carve.Pacific Northwest Coast Native Carvings and Sculptures are mainly made in wood, argillite, silver, gold, bronze, stone, ivory and glass.

Most of the carvings and sculptures at Spirits of the West Coast are inspired by Haida and Kwakwaka'wakw or Kwakiutl traditions.Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion.

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