Iljuwas Bill Reid: Life & Work

Portrait of Bill Reid Carving at Skidegate by Chris Hopkins, 2005.

Commissioned by the Art Canada Institute (ACI), this digital publication is an original work from leading Indigenous arts scholar, Gerald McMaster. The visually stunning e-publicatoin celebrates Bill Reid as a critical contributor to the evolution of Canadian Art History and details his 50-year journey of artistic creation and writing that gave voice to his vision and the cultural issues of his day.


As a companion to the book, the Arts Canada Institute has also developed a Teacher Resource Guide aimed at Grade 9-12 students. The Teacher's Guide focuses on the theme “Ways of Knowing” through three thematic activities:  Learning Through Objects and Tools; Learning Through Making; and Learning Through Land and Community.


Both the digital publication and teacher resource guide are free, and can be accessed below.