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Lisa Hageman Yahgulanaas

Artist Story

Canadian finger-weaving artist with Parisian influences

B.C. Haida Gwaii weaver Lisa Hageman Yahgulanaas has mastered the art of Yelth Koo – one of the world’s few forms of gravity-weighted finger-weaving. Since the artist’s hands and body keep the tension in this weaving method, a single row on a Yelth Koo Chief’s Robe can take up to one hour to complete.

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