History and background information courtesy of the following sources:-

Barbeau, N.1957 Haida Carvers in Argillite Bulletin no. 139 Anthropological series no. 38.\ Department of Northern Indian Affairs and National Resources National Museum of Canada Queen’s Printer and Controller of Stationary, Ottawa.

Drew, L., and D. Wilson 1980 Argillite Art of the Haida. Hancock House Publishers Ltd., Canada Gunn, M.D. 1967 Haida Totems in Wood and Argillite. Totem Poles series 3.

Macnair, P.L., and A.L., Hoover 1984 Haida Argillite Carving. Special publications no. 7 British Columbia Museum, Victoria. Harry Smith and Sons. Vancouver.

Sheenan, C. 1981 Pipes That Won’t Smoke: Coal That Won’t Burn. In, Rose Veighney (ed.). Haida Sculpture in Argillite. Itingell Printing Ltd., Winnipeg.


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