The Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art gratefully acknowledges the financial investment by the Department of Canadian Heritage in the creation of this online presentation for the Virtual Museum of Canada.
Curator: Dr. Martine Reid
Writing and Research: Dr. Martine Reid and Linda Stanfield
Teaching Resources: Wanda Mae Anderson, Rebecca Fairbairn, Kwiaahwah Jones,
Elizabeth Krieg, Dennis Smith, Linda Stanfield
Original Photography: Kenji Nagai
Photo Research: Linda Stanfield
Videography: Brent Gilbert
French Translation: Maryvon Delanoë
Project Management: Linda Stanfield
Dr. Martine Reid
James Hart of Haida Gwaii
Perspectives: Leon Bibb, Toni Cavelti, Robert Davidson, James Hart of Haida Gwaii,
Dr. George MacDonald, Bill McLennan, Dr. Martine Reid, Miles Richardson
Herb Auerbach, Mavis Dixon
Bill Reid Foundation
Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art
Bill Reid Centre for Northwest Coast Art Studies at SFU
David McLean and his English 12 class at George M. Dawson Secondary School in Masset on Haida Gwaii for being the first class to submit their endings to the unfinished story.
We wish to acknowledge and thank all the rights holders whose material appears in this virtual exhibition:
Rodney Allan Badger
Ralph Bower, The Province
Glen Bullard, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
Carlo Catenazzi, Art Gallery of Ontario
Adelaide de Menil
Ian Lefebvre, Art Gallery of Ontario
Dr. George MacDonald
Paul Macapia, Seattle Art Museum
Dr. Martine Reid
Jenn Walton, Digiwerx Studio
American Museum of Natural History
Art Gallery of Ontario
Bank of Canada
Bill Reid Foundation
The British Museum
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation / Société Radio-Canada
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Doug Reynolds Gallery
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
Government of British Columbia
Haida Heritage Centre at Kaay Llnagaay
Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia
Royal BC Museum
Royal Ontario Museum
Seattle Art Museum
University of British Columbia Archives
University of Victoria Archives
Vancouver Airport Authority
Vancouver Art Gallery
The Vancouver Sun
The Raven’s Call website was produced by 7th Floor Media.
The animated version of The Raven’s Call was based on a story by Bill Reid and produced by mny art inc.
The following resources are referred to in the essays and captions throughout this website. For more information about Bill Reid and Haida art, you may also want to explore the resource lists in the Grade 4 and Grade 9 lesson plans.
Boas, Franz. Primitive Art. Oslo: Aschehoug, 1927.
Duff, Wilson, ed. Arts of the Raven: Masterworks by the Northwest Coast Indian. Vancouver: Vancouver Art Gallery, 1967.
Duffek, Karen. Bill Reid: Beyond the Essential Form. Museum Note 19. Vancouver: UBC Museum of Anthropology, 1986.
Duffek, Karen, and Charlotte Townsend Gault, eds. Bill Reid and Beyond: Expanding on Modern Native Art. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre; Seattle: The University of Washington Press, 2004.
Harris, Christie. Illustrations by Bill Reid. Raven’s Cry. New York: Atheneum, 1966. Reprinted Vancouver/Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre; Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1992.
MacDonald, George F. Haida Monumental Art: Village of the Queen Charlotte Islands. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1983.
Ravenhill, Alice. A Corner Stone of Canadian Culture: An Outline of the Arts and Crafts of the Indian Tribes of British Columbia. Occasional Paper 5. Victoria: British Columbia Provincial Museum, 1944.
Reid, Bill. Edited, with an introduction, by Robert Bringhurst. Solitary Raven. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre; Seattle: The University of Washington Press, 2000.
Reid, Bill. Edited, with commentary and notes, by Robert Bringhurst. Solitary Raven: The Essential Writings on Bill Reid. Vancouver/Toronto: D&M Publishers, 2009.
Reid, Bill and Robert Bringhurst. Drawings by Bill Reid. Stories by Bill Reid and Robert Bringhurst. The Raven Steals the Light. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre; Seattle: The University of Washington Press, 1984.
Reid, Bill and Adelaide de Menil. Text by Bill Reid to accompany Adelaide de Menil’s photographs. Out of the Silence. Fort Worth Texas: Amon Carter Museum, 1971.
Shadbolt, Doris. Bill Reid. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, Seattle: The University of Washington Press, 1986. Rev. ed. Vancouver/Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre; Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1992.
Steltzer, Ulli. Indian Artists at Work. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre; Seattle: The University of Washington Press, 1976.
Steltzer, Ulli and Catherine Kerr. Coast of Many Faces. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre; Seattle: The University of Washington Press, 1979.
Swanton, John Reed. Contributions to the Ethnology of the Haida. Publications of the Jesup North Pacific Expedition 5(1); American Museum of Natural History Memoirs 8(1). Leiden: E.J. Brill; New York: G.E. Stechert. 1905.
Vancouver Art Gallery. Exhibition Catalogue: Arts of the Raven: Masterworks by the Northwest Coast Indian. Vancouver: The Vancouver Art Gallery. 15 June – 24 September, 1967