Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)
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“Prayers for the Fall Salmon Run” Rattle Basket

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“Salmon bones in the design represent the importance of salmon to all creatures that depend on salmon. Salmon is survival. The orange bands represent wild strawberries”.

—Isabel Rorick

Isabel Rorick

Isabel Rorick

RCA

Haida

(1955- )

Isabel was born in Old Masset, Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands in British Columbia), into the Raven moiety Yahgu’7laanaas. Her Haida name, S’it kwuns, means Red Moon, which was a name held by her maternal great-grandmother Isabella Edenshaw. She comes from a long line of weavers, including her mother, Primrose Adams; her aunt Delores Churchill, and cousins April and Holly Churchill. She began to weave seriously in 1982.