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Art Cards: Bill Helin - Colour Your Own (Set of 10)
Size: 19 cm H X 16 cm W

A boxed set of Colour-your-own Art Cards by First Nations artist Bill Helin!

Colour in the card and write out your own message for a truly personalized gift.

Leave them blank and give the gift of a few relaxing minutes to let creativity take hold.

Cards for all occasions!

Each Boxed Set Contains:
• ten greeting cards with ten envelopes
• each card has a different illustration
• a space to write your own greeting on the face of each card
• a space on the back for the colouring artists’ signature

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$15.95

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Art Cards: Leah Marie Dorion - Winter Series (Set of 9)
Country of Origin: Canada

These nine cards represent the spirit of winter and all the beauty that it brings.
 
Each card in the set is unique and includes an envelope. Perfect for gifts and holiday greetings! 
 
About the Artist 
Leah Marie Dorion is an interdisciplinary Métis artist from Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. Her vibrant and symbolic paintings honour the spiritual strength of Indigenous women and the sacred feminine.
 
Symbol systems are predominant in Indigenous art and are a powerful and dynamic way to pass historical and spiritual knowledge forward through generations. Dorion applies them in her paintings to convey a variety of important cultural teachings.

Cards made from Leah’s original art included in this 9-pack set: 
  • Waving to Northern Lights
  • Snow Spirits
  • Night Stories
  • Jingle Dancers
  • Winter Fun
  • Waving to New Years Moon
  • Snow Dancers
  • Travelling by Dog Team
  • 13 Moons

Additional Information
Created by Strong Nations Publishing with art by Leah Marie Dorion | Proudly made in Canada | Cards are 4" x 6" and 6" x 4"

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$19.95

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Art Cards: Neria Wildman - Indigenous Plant Fairy (Set of 5)
Size: 14 cm H X 11 cm W

Each card in this blank set of five features a delightful fairy created by emerging artist Neria I. Wildman. Each fairy is based on a different indigenous plant found here in British Columbia:

Blue Camas
Licorice Fern
Stinging Nettle
Cedar
Devil's Club

You can learn more about the different traditional and medicinal uses of British Columbia's plants from the included picture and information on the back of each card.

All of the cards and envelopes have been made from recycled paper, Kraft Paper, to help ensure these plants will be found in our ecosystem for a long time to come.

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$14.95

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Blanket (Velura Throw): Bill Helin - Chilkat
Size: 152 cm H x 127 cm W

Why not bring your home to life by complementing any room with the wonderfully unique Chilkat Velura™ throw.

The Chilkat is a reproduction of an original weaving in the Canadian Museum of Civilization in Hull. Originally woven from mountain goat wool and cedar bark, these blankets were the specialty of the Tlinget, whose territory was at the mouth of the Chilkat River in Alaska.

Using highly abstracted crest designs in blue, yellow, white, and black , this exceptional Chilkat blanket, was initially developed by the Tsimshian people of the same area, and bears the weaver’s interpretation of the traditional “Diving Whale” pattern.

This intricately beautiful design has been recreated on our classic, luxuriously soft Velura™ throw.

Licensed exclusively to Kanata Blanket Company by the Canadian Museum of Civilization. The Museum is recognized as one of the premier cultural facilities of the twentieth century, promoting a greater understanding of cultural identity, history and culture. Royalties from sales of this item go to support the development of native art and culture.

Each blanket is 50" X 60" and made out of 100% Polyester.

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Blanket (Velura Throw): Bill Helin - The Eagle
Size: 152 cm H x 127 cm W

Bring warmth and culture into your home with these unique printed Velura throws. Super soft throw printed with Bill Helin life crest designs.

In Tsimshian mythology, each symbol has powerful meanings:

The Eagle is a symbol of power and prestige while his 'down' symbolizes peace and friendship. He is highly respected by all who share his environment.

Each blanket is 50" X 60" and made out of 100% Polyester.

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Blanket (Velura Throw): Bill Helin - The Orca
Size: 152 cm H x 127 cm W

Bring warmth and culture into your home with these unique printed Velura throws. Super soft throw printed with Bill Helin life crest designs.

In Tsimshian mythology, each symbol has powerful meanings.

The Orca always regarded with respect and awe by the Northwest Coastal Indians. He is the subject of much fantasy and superstition. Legends encourage living in harmony with these mammals. The Orca is given to show respect and awe. It’s the symbol you’d give to someone who brings harmony to your life. They are a popular symbol for romance as they mate for life.

Each blanket is 50" X 60" and made out of 100% Polyester.

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Blanket (Velura Throw): Bill Helin - The Raven
Size: 152 cm H x 127 cm W

Bring warmth and culture into your home with these unique printed Velura throws. Super soft throw printed with Bill Helin life crest designs.

In Tsimshian mythology, each symbol has powerful meanings:

The Raven was the first symbol and crest of Northwest Coastal Indians. As the Creator's assistant, he created all things that exist -with mysterious trickery. This mystical bird is a symbol of prestige - a cultural hero.

Each blanket is 50" X 60" and made out of 100% Polyester.

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Blanket (Velura Throw): Bill Helin - The Wolf
Size: 152 cm H x 127 cm W

Bring warmth and culture into your home with these unique printed Velura throws. Super soft throw printed with Bill Helin life crest designs.

In Tsimshian mythology, each symbol has powerful meanings:

The Wolf - prowler of the night, traveling in packs to keep strong, and supporting each other. Because of his hunting prowess, many Natives tried to assume the spirit of the wolf to enhance their own hunting prowess and senses for the wilderness. The Wolf is given to show respect; it symbolizes supporting one another as within a relationship, a team or a family.

Each blanket is 50" X 60" and made out of 100% Polyester.

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Blanket (Velura Throw): Bill Reid - Children of the Raven
Size: 152 cm H x 127 cm W

One of Canada’s foremost artists, Bill Reid designed this image for the Canadian Museum of Civilization in 1976.

The image celebrates the creation of humankind by Raven.

Printed on to this super soft and lightweight coral Velura throw, you can now bring the great tradition of Haida art into your home.

About the artist
One of Canada’s foremost artists, Bill Reid (1920-1998)is widely recognized as having revived the great tradition of Haida art. Born in Victoria, British Columbia, Reid has applied innovative techniques to his artistic legacy and has passed on his valuable knowledge to younger artists.

Each blanket is 50" X 60" and made out of 100% Polyester.

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Blanket (Velura Throw): Dawn Oman - Turtle Dance
Size: 152 cm H x 127 cm W

Printed with Dawn Oman’s strikingly vibrant Turtle design, the Turtle Velura™ Throw is the perfect way to add not just a splash but a bucket-load of color to your home.

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Blanket (Velura Throw): Debra Sparrow - Returning of the Salmon
Size: 152 cm H x 127 cm W

This Velura throw features a print by acclaimed Musqueam Nation artist & weaver, Debra Sparrow… the Returning of the Salmon.

In beautiful, vibrant colors this wonderfully unique throw will add a splash of color and culture to any room.

Each blanket is 50" X 60" and made out of 100% Polyester.

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Blanket (Velura Throw): Israel Shotridge - Lovebirds
Size: 152 cm H x 127 cm W

Our soft and cuddly Velura™ throw with the brilliant and unique ‘Lovebirds’ design by Israel Shotridge.

The Lovebirds design represents a combination of the two main moieties among the Native Peoples of the Northwest Coast. The Eagle and the Raven, together as one, they are Lovebirds.

This beautiful throw is perfect for bringing a touch of Native culture into your home. Add to the bedroom or study to create a relaxed and urban stylish atmosphere.



About the artist:

Israel Shotridge is one of Alaska’s finest Tlingit carvers. He is from Ketchikan, Alaska and belongs to the Bear Clan – the “Teikweidee.” For almost 30 years, Israel has accomplished many significant works of art. As an Alaskan Native Artist, Israel brings to his work the pride and sensitivity of his Indian heritage. Preserving the art of traditional Tlingit carving has been a natural for him. The sophisticated beauty of the Tlingit designs are highly regarded in the art world and his fine work is faithful to those traditional natural images.

Each blanket is 50" X 60" and made out of 100% Polyester.

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Blanket (Velura Throw): Jaalen and Gwaai Edenshaw - Bentwood Box
Size: 152 cm H x 127 cm W

The Haida Bentwood Box Velura™ blanket is a contemporary recreation by Jaalen and Gwaai Edenshaw of a 19th-century Haida artwork.

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$47.95

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Blanket (Velura Throw): James Hart - Haida Dreamtime
Size: 152 cm H x 127 cm W
Colour: Red

This wonderful Haida “Dreamtime” Velura™ Throw blanket by James Hart shows classic Haida images in bold red and black colors, which are traditional of this Indigenous art form.

This beautiful design is now featured on our super-soft Velura™ throw. The “Dreamtime” design is licensed to Kanata Blanket Company through the Canadian Museum of History, which has established a tradition of preserving Canada’s cultural history and making it accessible to all Canadians for over 150 years.

Additional Information

  • Material 100% polyester
  • Size 50" x 60"
  • Care Instructions: Machine wash separately in cold water on gentle cycle. Tumble dry low heat.
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Blanket (Woven): Donnie Edenshaw - Treasure our Ancestors
Size: 102 cm H X 153 cm W

Soft and stunning, surround yourself in beautiful art with these blankets made for any home

Features
• Super soft, 100% acrylic
• Measures 60" x 80"

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$49.95

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