Giving Back: Community Projects and Restitution in the Pacific Northwest

Americas | ISSUE 01
by Louise Deglin

Donald Ellis, a renowned Canadian art dealer who founded his gallery of historical Native American art almost five decades ago, has long been confronting some of the issues that plague the art market. Today, he dedicates his time to supporting individuals and projects that contribute to Indigenous stewardship of land, art, traditions, knowledge, and language. [...]

Photo: Charles Edenshaw, Haida (attributed to), Chief Shake’s Bracelet, c. 1890-1910. Donated to the Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver (Canada) © Donald Ellis Gallery

Read the full article in Convergence #1