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Edenshaw, Charles [Tahaygen]locked

(b Skidegate, Queen Charlotte Islands, BC, c. 1839; d 1920).
  • Martine Reid

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Native Canadian Haida sculptor, metalworker and painter. He spent much of his adolescence at Kiusta with his maternal uncle Albert Edward Edenshaw, chief of the Haida Eagle clan, acquiring a considerable knowledge of Haida art and mythology. In 1882 the Eagle clan moved north to Masset, where, on the death of his uncle in ...

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