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Bill Reid Art Photos, British Columbia, Canada, First Nation Stock Photos (Photos not for sale)

Bill Reid, Iljuwas Yalth Sgwansang, Burial Site, Tanu, T'aanuu Lnagaay, Haida Gwaii, Gwaii Haanas National Park, British Columbia, Canada CM11-06

Bill Reid, Iljuwas Yalth Sgwansang, Burial Site, Tanu, T'aanuu Lnagaay, Haida Gwaii, Gwaii Haanas National Park, British Columbia, Canada CM11-06

Description : Tanu is the burial ground of Bill Reid whose Haida name is Iljuwas Yalth Sgwansang, the most famous and celebrated Haida carver and the artist behind the spectacular works of Haida art in the newest terminal at the Vancouver International Airport and the Canadian Embassy in Washington, DC. His grandfather grew up in Tanu, and Bill Reid,s grave site now rests on a prominent point at one end of the village, overlooking a peaceful combination of rock, beach and forest in a neighbouring cove.

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