Gryn White is Haida from Masset, Haida Gawii, British Columbia,
TAAN is the Haida word for Bear.
"Bears are very important in our culture There are many stories about the close relationship we have with bears. Our ancestors honored and respected bears and learned how to live side by side with them. During our ceremonies we acknowledge bears by featuring bear images on our regalia. This book offers the viewer a window into our culture and the importance of bears in our world."