Artist Of The Week- Raven Ryland
Gaad Gas, Raven Ryland was born in Hazleton BC and grew up in Gamadiis Port Clements on Haida Gwaii. Raven is from the Yahgulanaas clan. She is learning the Haida language. Raven has learned cedar weaving from Jiixa Gladys Vandal and her mom Tammi Ryland as well as her grandmother Dawn Ryland. Raven has learned ravens tail weaving from Skidegate weaver Aay Aay Albert Hans. Raven began weaving cedar when she was 9 with Grandmother Dawn Ryland and great grandmother Eliza Abrahams. She continues to learn and hone her craft.