Credits

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.

Content Development

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

Special Thanks

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
Kenji Nagai
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.

The Bill Reid Foundation and the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art gratefully acknowledge the sponsorship of the following founding media partners:
CBC Television
The Vancouver Sun

Photographs and Images

We wish to acknowledge and thank all the rights holders whose material appears in this virtual exhibition:

Individuals

Rodney Allan Badger
Rolf Bettner
Ralph Bower, The Province
Glen Bullard, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
John Calhoun
Carlo Catenazzi, Art Gallery of Ontario
Simon Davies
Adelaide de Menil
Reinhard Derreth
Ted Grant
Guujaaw
Ian Lefebvre, Art Gallery of Ontario
Carey Linde
Raymond Lum
Dr. George MacDonald
Bill McLennan
Paul Macapia, Seattle Art Museum
Trifon Marchovski
Eliza Massey
Kenji Nagai
Dr. Martine Reid
L. Rieb
Michèle Smolkin
Bonnie Spence
Linda Stanfield
Ulli Steltzer
Jenn Walton, Digiwerx Studio

Organizations

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
D&M Publishers
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
The Province
Royal BC Museum
Royal Ontario Museum
Ryerson University
Seattle Art Museum
Skidegate Museum
University of British Columbia Archives
University of Victoria Archives
Vancouver Airport Authority
Vancouver Aquarium
Vancouver Art Gallery
The Vancouver Sun

The Raven’s Call Website

The Raven’s Call website was produced by 7th Floor Media.

CSS/HTML
Jérôme Jaglale
Flash Development
Elton Pao, Pam Sevilla-Anderson
Design, User Interface
Moragh Goshinmon
Project Management
Mary Watt
Producer
Julie Zilber

The Raven’s Call Animation

The animated version of The Raven’s Call was based on a story by Bill Reid and produced by mny art inc.

Producer
Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas
Director
Christopher Auchter
Animators
Tim Linklater and Christopher Auchter
Song performed by
Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas
Sound Design and Mix
Michel Marchant
Music
Daniel Beltran
Design
mny art inc and Christopher Auchter
English Narration
Evan Adams
French Narration
Michèle Smolkin
Sound technicians
André Lachance and Christian Massey

References

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