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Southeast weavers to gather at Tlingit clan conference

...older form than Chilkat, one that had actually passed out of practice when it was rediscovered by Canadian artist Cheryl Samuel in the 1980s. When Samuel began teaching the form in 1989, after years of research, Rizal was in her first class...
Ketchikan's Totem Heritage Center opens enrollment period for new classes

...Churchill; Bentwood Box Construction and Bentwood Box Design with Fred Trout; Mixed-Level Ravenstail Weaving with Cheryl Samuel; and History of Northwest Coast Art with Steve Henrikson.All classes are for adults (18 and older) unless otherwise...
SHI lecture features weaver Delores Churchill

...daughter's baskets for the first five years of her apprenticeship), and from well-known weavers Jennie Thlunaut and Cheryl Samuel, who is credited with bringing Ravenstail weaving back into practice after it had become dormant.Churchill said...
First Friday: Ravenstail, blueclay, 'soaking,' a touch of evil

...finally realized I had enough stuff to put on a show." Parker learned Ravenstail in the late 1980s from master weaver Cheryl Samuel, a former teacher at the University of Alaska Southeast who toured the world researching and wrote books on weaving...
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Raven's Tail: Keeping tradition alive the surface of the weaving, and at that point they could do curved lines and weave crests." In the early 1980s Cheryl Samuel, an artist from British Columbia, became interested in Raven's Tail and traveled around the world looking for existing...
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First Friday in July

...Northwest Coast until the late 1700s when Chilkat weaving began to flourish. It was revitalized in the 1980s by weaver Cheryl Samuel, who taught Parker the technique.Also on view at the museum is "Rainforest Warriors: Tlingit Armor" by carver...
Teachers learn, students teach at Fireweed Place weaving group led by Della Cheney

...techniques were put aside. The form might have died out completely if not for a chance discovery by Canadian artist Cheryl Samuel. While working on a book on Chilkat weaving in the 1980s, Samuel was given a box containing an amazing partial robe...
Ideas for weaving with abandon

...ceremonial capes. Stier began planning this robe a decade ago when she took a class from author and Chilkat weaving expert Cheryl Samuel. The point of Steir's workshop was that almost any thing is grist for an artist's design mill. She showed sketches...
Earth, Fire and Fibre opens Friday at state museum

...the Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian and others prior to the evolution of more modern Chilkat styles. Parker learned from Cheryl Samuel, who is credited with revitalizing the form in the 1980s after it had been dormant for about 200 years. As she's...
First Friday Art Walk

...through Oct. 12. "Playing with Lightning: Ravenstail Weavings": Kay Field Parker learned Ravenstail weaving from Cheryl Samuel in the 1908s. In 1990, she participated in the "Hands Across Time" Ravenstail robe, and has since become a prolific...


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