About seventy-five Haida artists are currently working in the Haida art tradition both at home, on Haida Gwaii, and in Canadian west-coast city centres, such as Vancouver, Victoria and Prince Rupert. A growing international market for the work of contemporary Haida art is making it feasible for more and more young Haida people to explore their skills in carving, painting, weaving and design. More importantly, after having experienced a decline over three generations, Haida art is once again becoming an integral part of community life.
Haida artists are keeping the spirit of Haida Gwaii alive.

"Art is a gift from the spirit world.We all have the ability to visualize:
that is our connection to the spirit world."
-Robert Davidson, 1993
The Haida Gwaii Community

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