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Yahguudangang-The Repatriation Journey of the Haida Nation

Thu, Jul 16 – Sat, Oct 10

Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, 639 Hornby St, Vancouver, BC V6C 2G3, Canada | MAP

The Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Artshares the striking new exhibition Yahguudangang – To Pay Respect: TheRepatriation Journey of the Haida Nation, on display July 16 – October 11,2020. Housed in collections and museums around the globe, the Haida Nation haveidentified over 12,000 stolen or sold ceremonial objects, belongings, andancestral human remains in the last century. Yahguudangang showcases more than1,000 vivid images of such artifacts, offering a powerful and transformativelook at one nation’s drive to reclaim its cultural treasures and history.Shaped by their core philosophy ‘Yahguudangang’ – the act of paying respect,the Haida Nation continues to blaze a path of repatriation, seeking to bringancestral artifacts and remains home through perseverance, co-operation, andmutual trust.

Organized by the Haida Gwaii Museum at Kay Llnagaay and the Haida RepatriationCommittee.

Further information, including health and safety details at: ​billreidgallery.ca

July 16 – October 11, 2020
Wednesday through Sundays from 11am – 5pm