The Village of Haina


Location: On Display in the East Entrance

From: Canada | British Columbia | Queen Charlotte Islands | Haina

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Title The Village of Haina
Object Number 29-228-1
Current Location East Entrance - On Display
Culture Haida
Provenience Canada | British Columbia | Queen Charlotte Islands | Haina
Culture Area Northwest Coast Culture Area
Creator Louis Shotridge
Date Made early 20th century
Section American
Materials Cedar | Spruce | Paint | Stone | Plastic Resin
Iconography Village

The Village of Haina ("Sunshine Town"): Model portrays 2 houses from the Haida Indian Village of Haina, located in the Queen Charlotte archipelago off the Coast of British Columbia, Canada. The Haida settled Haina in the 1850's, then abandoned it 30 years later after diseases introduced by Europeans had caused severe depopulation. Made by Louis Shotridge

Length 184.5 cm
Width 154 cm
Credit Line Received from various sources, pre-1929

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