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Bill Reid: Exploring Identity

Resources for Teachers

Alaska Native Knowledge Network. Guidelines for Respecting Cultural Knowledge.

Ministry of Education, Province of BC. Curriculum Resource Documents. BC First Nations Studies Teacher’s Guide, Bibliography.

Web-Based Resources

Les Archives de Radio-Canada. Bill Reid, 1920-1998 (5 video clips, 3 audio clips) (French)

Les Archives de Radio-Canada. Bill Reid, artiste haida (video, 1:59, 1998) (French)

Bill Reid Foundation. About Bill Reid

Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art. About Bill Reid

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, CBC Digital Archives Website. The Life and Legend of Bill Reid (10 video clips, 7 audio clips)

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, CBC Digital Archives Website. The Life and Legend of Bill Reid. Carvers of the Totem Poles (audio, 14:17, 1957)

Canadian Museum of Civilization. Online Exhibition. In Memoriam : Bill Reid (1920-1998)

Canadian Museum of Civilization. Online Exhibition. In Memoriam : Bill Reid (1920-1998). “ The Raven Steals the Light,” from the book, The Raven Steals the Light. Stories by Bill Reid and Robert Bringhurst. Drawings by Bill Reid. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1984.

KCTS 9 Television. Bill Reid Gallery (video, 1:00, 2009)

KCTS 9 Television. James Hart, Haida Carver (video, 1:00, 2009)

National Film Board of Canada. Bill Reid (video, 27:54, 1979) Jack Long, producer

Books by Bill Reid

Reid, Bill. Introduction by Robert Bringhurst. Solitary Raven: The Essential Writings of Bill Reid. Vancouver/Toronto: D&M Publishers, 2009.

Reid, Bill and Robert Bringhurst. The Raven Steals the Light. Stories by Bill Reid and Robert Bringhurst. Drawings by Bill Reid. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1984.

Reid, Bill and Bill Holm. Form and Freedom: A Dialogue on Northwest Coast Indian Art. Houston: Rice University Institute for the Arts, 1975. (Out of print)

Reid, William. Photographs by Adelaide de Menil. Out of the Silence. New York: Harper & Row, 1971. (Out of print)

Books about Bill Reid

Bringhurst, Robert. Photographs by Ulli Steltzer: The Black Canoe: Bill Reid and the Spirit of Haida Gwaii. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1991.

Duffek, Karen. Bill Reid: Beyond the Essential Form. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1986.

Shadbolt, Doris. Bill Reid. Revised edition. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 2003 [1986].

Books about Northwest Coast Art

Halpin, Marjorie M. Totem Poles: An Illustrated Guide (Museum notes, Museum of Anthropology; 3). , Vancouver: UBC Press, 1981.

Harris, Christie. Raven’s Cry. Illustrated by Bill Reid, Vancouver/Toronto, Douglas & McIntyre, 1992 [1966].

Holm, Bill. Northwest Coast Indian Art: An Analysis of the Form. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1998.

Kramer, Pat. Totem Poles. Canmore: Altitude Publishing Canada, 1995.

MacDonald, George. Haida Monumental Art: Villages of the Queen Charlotte Islands. Foreword and Illustrations by Bill Reid. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1983.

Shearar, Cheryl. Understanding Northwest Coast Art: A Guide to Crests, Beings, and Symbols. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 2000.

Stanley, Robert. Northwest Native Arts: Basic Forms. Surrey: Hancock House, 2002. (Out of print)

Stewart, Hilary. Looking at Indian Art of the Northwest Coast. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1979.

Stewart, Hilary. Totem Poles. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 2004.

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