Spirit of Haida Gwaii

The Spirit of Haida Gwaii is a sculpture by British Columbia Haida artist Bill Reid (1920–1998). There are two versions of it: the black canoe and the jade canoe. The black canoe features on Canadian $20 bills[1] issued between 2004 and 2012.

The Spirit of Haida Gwaii, the Black Canoe
outside the Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C. Photo: Bengt Oberger
ArtistBill Reid
Year1986 (1986)
TypeBronze , plaster
Dimensions3.89 m × 3.48 m × 6.05 m (12 ft 9 in × 11 ft 5 in × 19 ft 10 in)
LocationCanadian Museum of History, Washington, D.C. and Vancouver
Coordinates38.893056°N 77.018333°W / 38.893056; -77.018333