Haida Weaver, K’iinuwaas, Carrie Anne Vanderhoop, will speak about weaving and relationship to land and connection to ancestors. She will tell weaving stories, describe weaving materials, designs and techniques and share how being a weaver has guided her work and life.
Carrie Anne is the daughter of Evelyn Vanderhoop and granddaughter of Delores Churchill of the Gawa Git’ans, Massett Inlet Eagle Clan of Haida Gwaii. She is the great granddaughter of Selina Adams Peratrovich and Alfred Adams.
Thank you for everyone’s interest and participation,
this session’s Video is now available for viewing!
*Due to privacy, Carrie Anne has asked that the powerpoint from the session not be public, thank you for your consideration*
Points of interest after the session:
- Carrie Anne’s Naanii’s Documentary “Tracing Roots” – video (www.tracingroots.film.com)
- Raven’s Tail Journey Of Evelyn Vanderhoop (Trailer) – video
- Presentation of the Raven Tail Haida robe by the Artist Evelyn Vanderhoop at the Museum of Fine Art – video
- MFA Boston Evelyn Vanderhoop article – A Contemporary Ravenstail Robe Enters the Collection of the MFA Boston – images
About the Presenter:
Carrie Anne Vanderhoop
Carrie Anne Vanderhoop, K’iinuwaas, is the daughter of Evelyn Vanderhoop and granddaughter of Delores Churchill, of the Gawa Git’ans, Masset Inlet Eagle Clan of Old Massett, Haida Gwaii. Carrie Anne’s father is David Vanderhoop, Aquinnah Wampanoag from the island of Neope, commonly known as Martha’s Vineyard.Carrie Anne has over fifteen years of experience working in the field of education, and most recently held the position of Academic Lead/Project Curriculum Manager at the Haida Gwaii Higher Education Society.
Carrie Anne holds an Ed.M. from Harvard University Graduate School of Education and a B.A. in Comparative Literature and Sociology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Carrie Anne comes from a long line of Haida weavers and carries on the tradition as a weaver of Raven’s Tail and Naaxiin textile garments. When she is not working or weaving, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her young daughter.