Contemporary Haida artist. Creator of Haida Manga: the fusion of two Northern Pacific Cultures (Haida & Japan). Retelling and reimagining myths. He was an activist, fighting with the Haida Nation to protect their land. This campaignresulted in Gwaii Haanas National Park/Reserve. As of last year, 52% of their land is protected from logging interests.
The book I passed around in class is Flight of the Hummingbird (available in English AND Spanish). You can see MNY’s work at his sites. Fine art here. Books at haidamanga.com. Also see cartoons and blog at rockingraven.com.
I have attached my presentation again. (Next time, I will post images & text directly to the blog.) Yahgulanaas Presentation Images.