Who was Bill Reid?

In his own words

Bill Reid
"I am a citizen of the West coast of North America"

Well I don't consider myself Haida or non-Haida, or white or non-white, I am a citizen of the West coast of North America and I can avail myself of all the inheritance I get from all directions.

Bill Reid in his Vancouver studio, 1982. Courtesy Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, CBC Archives, Pacific Report.