Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Tlingit artist Nathan Jackson speaks on Northwest Coast art, 1974.

Sealaska Heritage Institute has recently made publicly available a documentary produced in 1974 on Tlingit artist Nathan Jackson, as he was commissioned to carve a wall screen for Harvard University's Peabody Museum. Narrated by SHI President Rosita Worl, the documentary showcases aspects of Northwest Coast art from the perspective of master artist Nathan Jackson. This video is from the Rosita Worl Collection, and can be accessed by clicking here.

Photo credit: Nathan Jackson reviewing Tlingit art objects at the British Museum, photograph by Zachary R. Jones.

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