SEALASKA HERITAGE’S VIRTUAL
“We are seeing an evolution in high-fashion Native clothing that draws from our regalia. It is not regalia—it’s clothing. However, like regalia, it identifies us. It tells the world who we are, and we want to encourage these designers.”
— SHI President Rosita Kaaháni Worl, who credits the longtime Haida designer Dorothy Grant as one of the first to incorporate Northwest Coast designs into fashion.