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U993.26.52
Artist / Maker : Yeomans, Don
Title : Eagle Dancer
Date (Execution) : 1980/04/28
Geographical Origin : Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Haida
Style / Period : Western Modern 1900-1950
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : First Nations formline design in circular format of frontal facing eagle in colours red, blue and black on white paper.
Accession # : U993.26.52
Width (cm) : 28.00
Height (cm) : 33.10
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of G.A. Mintz
Artist Statement : Inspired by Robert Davidson, the village of masset was the sight for aunique "celebration of life", in march 1980. The "tribute to theliving haida", brought together haida people and their friends fromthroughout british columbia, washington state and alaska. Singing,dancing and feasting took place to the enjoyment of all."the eagle dancer" is my tribute to this celebration and the messageit carried. (dy)