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Out of the Silence

Image of 2 of the 4 weavings that comprise Out of the Silence on display at the Vancouver International Airport. The weavings were made by Musqueam artists Krista Point, Robyn Sparrow, Debra Sparrow, Gina Grant and Helen Callbreath.

Girl with group of moai

Photograph depicts a group of moai monolithic sculptures carved by the Rapa Nui people on Rapa Nui (Easter Island). A young girl is visible standing on one of the moai.

Interview with Bill Reid about Celebration of the Raven Part 1

Item is the first of a three part sound recording of an interview with Bill Reid about the origins of his carving The Raven and the First Men, located at MOA. The interviewer is unknown. During the interview Bill Reid discusses how the sculpture was the result of a highly collaborative process involving other artists, his impression of the location of the carving in MOA, and his working relationship with Walter C. Koerner who commissioned the sculpture. He lastly discusses his representation and interpretation of the Haida legend that the carving is based on. This recording is part of Celebration of the Raven which documented the creation of the Raven and the First Men Sculpture, its relocation to the Museum of Anthropology, and the unveiling by the Prince of Wales in 1982.

Axu

Image of Agnes Alfred holding making a basket.
Item was originally numbered by creator with number 126.

Martine J. Reid

Women wearing pendants and belt

Image depicts several women, some wearing large pendants and one wearing a decorative belt. This is a fuller image of item a033050, which offers a close up view of the jewelry.

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