Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Events

Naaxiin Textiles: Evelyn Vanderhoop, accompanied by Delores Churchill and Gloria Burns
  • Naaxiin Textiles: Evelyn Vanderhoop, accompanied by Delores Churchill and Gloria Burns
  • Performance
  • 9/15/2015
  • 19:00-20:30
  • The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
  • Host: The Commons, Spencer Museum of Art
Multimedia
Event Description
Haida artist Evelyn Vanderhoop speaks about an indigenous weaving tradition of the Pacific Northwest Coast, followed by a formal unveiling and traditional dancing of a naaxiin robe. Basket maker Delores Churchill joins the performance wearing another of Vanderhoop’s robes, and Gloria Burns accompanies with Haida drumming and singing.