Saturday, November 11, 2006

Haida Artists Awarded Grants to Study Northwest Coast Collection

The Burke Museum of Seattle has awarded grants to Haida artists (weavers) Lisa Telford and her apprentice Shauna Colbert to study the museum's Northwest Coast ethnology collection that also includes photo and paper archives. Grants were also awarded to Tsimshian/Tlingit graduate student Mique'l Askren and mixed media Nisga'a artist Mike Dangeli, also to study the Northwest Coast collection.

For contemporary artwork, see Northwest Coast Art.

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