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The Raven's Tail, Samuel, Cheryl
Author Name:    Samuel, Cheryl

Title:   The Raven's Tail

Binding:   pbk

Publisher:    UBC Press 1987

Seller ID:   dotconsign

Review A definitive work on a specific Northwest Coast technical achievement and brings new insight into the richness of Northwest Coast noble regalia. We are all indebted to the dedication, perseverance, skill and loving attention that Cheryl Samuel has brought to her chosen task. -- Bill Holm, American Indian Art Magazine The Raven's Tail is an outstanding book which broadens understanding about this ancient form of weaving. The author is devoted to passing on the information on these fabulous textiles to inspire a new generation of weavers on the Northwest coast. This work serves not only to document the past, but also to shape the future. -- Steve Henrikson, Ethnoart Index The Raven's Tail is a beautiful compilation with excellent photographs and detailed drawings depicting the complexity of a previously forgotten art form. The book is written in such a way to intrigue both artisan and historian . . . Has added to our knowledge of Northwest Coast Indians. -- Nora Shew, Alaska History About the Author Cheryl Samuel is an expert weaver living in Victoria, British Columbia. Her first book, The Dancing Blanket, revealed the mysteries of Chilkat weaving.

Cheryl Samuel, Raven's Tail



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