YAHGULANAAS Michael

YAHGULANAAS Michael Nicoll

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE OF PERSON\Y\YAHGULANAAS Michael, Carpe Fin, 2019, bc_0001.jpg                                    Carpe Fin. 2019. Dust jacket.

Born on Haida Gwaii, British Columbia.

This artist, storyteller and public speaker is the creator of “Haida Manga” a fusion of pop culture, indigenous iconography and Japanese manga. His books also include: A Tale of Two Shamans (2001) written in English and three indigenous dialects; Hachidori (2005), a best seller in Japan; The Flight of the Hummingbird (2008), which has been commissioned as an opera, Red: A Haida Manga (2009).

The page illustrations in each of these books are sections of stories told in mural form. For example the first image below is War Of The Blink in its mural form. The page image below is a section from the lower right hand corner of the mural.

He is also a sculpture and fine artist. His work is in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the British Museum, the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Museum of Anthropology, and the Seattle Art Museum. The Seriousness of Play is a book about Yahgulanaas by Nicola Levell.

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Story:

Carpe Fin. Douglas McIntyre (2013) Ltd. 2019. (Prequel to Red A Haida Manga.)

Red A Haida Manga. Douglas McIntyre Ltd. 2014.

A Tale of Two Shamans. Aka, Ga Sgáagaa Sdáng / Ga Sgaaga Sding. Locarno Press, 2018.

War Of The Blink. Locarno Press, 2018.

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Book: Front & back:

Red A Haida Manga. Douglas McIntyre Ltd. 2014.

A Tale of Two Shamans. Aka, Ga Sgáagaa Sdáng / Ga Sgaaga Sding. Locarno Press, 2018.

War Of The Blink. Locarno Press, 2018.

Dust jacket: Front, back & inside:

Carpe Fin. Douglas McIntyre Ltd. 2019.

SOURCE:

Article book:

Canadian Alternatives: Cartoonists Comics & Graphic Novels. Ed., Dominick Grace & Eric Hoffman.University Press of Mississippi, 2018: “Once Upon A Time This Was A True Story: Indigenous  People’s Graphic Novels and Orature.” Writ., Jessica Lanston: 113-126.

Carpe Fin. Douglas McIntyre Ltd. 2019: “Author Bio”: Back page.

War Of The Blink. Locarno Press, 2018: “About the Author.”.

Article periodical:

Canadian Review Of Comparative Literature, 43-1, March 2016: “Seeing & Nothingness: Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, Haida Manga, And A Ccritique Of The Gutter”: Writ., Richard Harrison: 51-74.

GALLERY:

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE BY CARTOONIST\Y\YAHGULANAAS Michael, War Of The Blink,_0002.jpg This image of the mural (168 cm X 183 cm, watercolour on paper) is shown on the last page of the book The War of Blink

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE BY CARTOONIST\Y\YAHGULANAAS Michael, War Of The Blink,_0001.jpg                     This image from a page of the book shows the image from the bottom right hand corner of the mural.

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE BY CARTOONIST\Y\YAHGULANAAS Michael, Carpe Fin, 2019, dj_0001.jpgOne of six mural images inside the dust jacket covering the story of Carpe Fin.2019.

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE BY CARTOONIST\Y\YAHGULANAAS Michael, Carpe Fin, 2019, dj_0002.jpg One of six mural images inside the dust jacket covering the story of Carpe Fin.2019.

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE BY CARTOONIST\Y\YAHGULANAAS Michael, Carpe Fin, 2018.jpg                           Part of a page image taken from one of the murals. Carpe Fin.2019.