Yanyeidí totem pole raising

The Yanyeidí Gooch (Wolf) Totem Pole is meant to honor the T’aakú Kwáan and the residents of “Akáx Yaa Andagán”, Douglas Indian Village that the City of Douglas burned down in 1962 to make way for a harbor and park. 

Video: Artist Andy Everson talks about blending traditional design with ‘Star Wars’

British Columbia-based artist Andy Everson likes to use dark imagery from “Star Wars” and add traditional Native designs as a way to uplift Native people. “As a child of the 1970s, I grew up around ‘Star Wars’ and collected all the toys and everything,” Everson said. “Fast forward many years later, I kind of combined…