GIDAHL-GUDSLLAAY / TERRI-LYNN WILLIAMS-DAVIDSON
“My practice of law, music, art, and writing are all grounded in a desire to contribute to our understanding of humanity’s relationship with the land and sea.”
In collaboration with CVAG’s community partners, the work of Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson / GIDAHL-GUDSLLAAY is presented through community engagement events that include cultural sharing + teachings, education outreach to local schools and the public, the annual Iona Campagnolo lecture, an art opening + artist talk, and a music concert.
Exhibition 29 September – 31 December:
TLGAA K’AAYSGUUXAN SGAANAGWAS / THE SUPERNATURAL REALM
SGAAN TLAGÉE / LAND OF SUPERNATURAL BEINGS
Week of Events:
12+13 OCT / SD71 CULTURAL SHARING
13 OCT / COMMUNITY JUSTICE CENTRE DINNER
14 OCT / CAMPAGNOLO 10TH ANNIVERSARY LECTURE
16 OCT / SGAANAGWA CONCERT AT SID WILLIAMS THEATRE
Born in Haida Gwaii, Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson, has been a promoter of Haida music and language since the age of 13, when she was drawn to the songs her centenarian great-grandmother and grandmother sang. Terri-Lynn is a musician, author, activist, artist, and lawyer who has dedicated herself to the continuation of Haida language and culture.
Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson ravencallingproductions.ca
The Comox Valley Art Gallery is honoured and privileged to be present on the Unceded Territory of the K’ómoks First Nation. CVAG recognizes the enduring presence of First Nations people on this land. CVAG is grateful for the opportunity to collaborate with artists, guest curators, writers, cultural advisors, community partners, our volunteers, donors + members. CVAG’s convergent programming is made possible through the support of our funders: Canada Council for the Arts, BC Arts Council, Government of Canada, Province of BC, City of Courtenay, Town of Comox, Village of Cumberland, Comox Valley Regional District, BC Gaming / local support: ABC Printing, SD71 Print Shop, Sherwin-Williams Paint Store, Muir Engineering Ltd., Izco Technology Solutions, Cumberland Village Works / community collaborators + co-presenters: Community Justice Centre, Sid Williams Theatre Society, School District 71 Indigenous Education.
image: “White Raven Bringing Light to the World” by Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson, courtesy of the artist.
The Comox Valley Art Gallery follows the Provincial Health Officer’s guidelines for Covid 19 protocols.When visiting the gallery and shop, wearing a mask/face shield, sanitizing hands, contact tracing and social distancing are required. Those attending programmed events inside the gallery must be fully vaccinated. BC Vaccination Cards and Provincial ID need to be shown before entering.
Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson's solo exhibition presents the hope of the Supernatural Beings of Haida Gwaii.September 29 - December 31 2021
Art opening + cultural sharing with artist talk. Live-streamed public event.October 15 2021 / 7:00 - 9:00pm
A week of community engagement events and activities with Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson.October 12 - 16 2021