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August 22, 2018
Reproductions of the painting titled "Family Time" (Across Canada)
For the organization Haisla United Church
 102.0 %

Objective: $2,000

Amount Raised: $2,040



June is National Indigenous History Month and June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. These are occasions for all Canadians to celebrate the unique heritage and diverse culture of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada. CN is proud to participate in National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations.


The Community Fund invites you to participate in the festivities by purchasing a limited edition signed of the artwork used by CN to underline these important national holidays.


James Grant’s unique painting titled “Family Time”, purchased by CN, represents how all the Haisla clans work and live together as a family. This painting will be reproduced with the permission of the artist and copies will be sold to help support the Haisla United Church, chosen by the artist for the support they provide the Haisla community.


Size of the painting: 11” x 15”. Each reproduction costs $40 and 50 copies are available.


To buy a reproduction, please click on "Buy" and fill out the form.


Here's the painting:


Biography of the artist


James Grant, a Haisla artist and carpenter by trade, was born in 1963 in Kitamaat Village, British Columbia, where he still lives today.


His artistic endeavours started in high school, when he first drew simple shapes and sold his creations to his teachers.


Through the years, his art has evolved with finer lines and a creative focus on themes around the symbols representing the different clans of the Haisla Nation: Eagle, Beaver, Crow, Killer Whale, Raven, and Salmon. 


His creations are now sold worldwide.

Learn more about the organization Haisla United Church (British Columbia)