Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas is the creator of Haida Manga, a distinctive fusion of pop graphics, Haida art and Japanese comic styles. His books include A Tale of Two Shamans; Flight of the Hummingbird; Hachidori, a bestseller in Japan; and RED: A Haida Manga, nominated for a BC Book Award, a Doug Wright Award for Best Book, and a 2010 Joe Shuster Award for Outstanding Canadian Cartoonist. RED was an Amazon Top 100 book of 2009.
Yahgulanaas is also a sculptor and graphic artist whose work is in the collections of the British Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Seattle Art Museum, Museum of Anthropology, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver International Airport, City of Vancouver, City of Kamloops and University of British Columbia. He pulls from his 20 years of political experience in the Council of the Haida Nation and travels the world speaking to businesses, institutions and communities about social justice, community building, communication and change management. For more, see mny.ca.
Yahgulanaas lives on an island in the Salish Sea, with his wife and daughter.
The latest offering from acclaimed graphic artist Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, War of the Blink is a stunning full-colour graphic novel about war and peace, and a brilliant follow-up to Red: A Haida Manga. Read more →
The brilliant follow-up to War of the Blink and Red — another stunningly inventive retelling of an ancient Haida tale, featuring parallel texts in all three living dialects of the Haida language. Read more →