Etan Pavavaljung

Coastal Lunar Lanterns Etan Pavavaljung Paiwan, Taiwan Etan Pavavaljung Paiwan, Taiwan Etan Pavavalung is a Paiwanese artist born in Davalan Village, Pingtung County, Taiwan. Etan’s artworks are multi-dimensional, including poetry, prose, graphic design, painting, illustration for children books, engraving, installation and video work. He is also a documentary film director. By way of documentaries such … Read more

Summer Cannell

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Coastal Lunar Lanterns Summer Cannell Musqueam, Canada Summer Cannell Musqueam, Canada Summer Cannell is the granddaughter of Musqueam artist Susan Point. She attends West Point Grey Academy, where she enjoys art classes and art shows through her school. Together with her father, Thomas Cannell, Summer created a logo celebrating the Musqueam – YVR Friendship agreement. … Read more

Kelly Cannell

Coastal Lunar Lanterns Kelly Cannell Musqueam, Canada Kelly Cannell Musqueam, Canada Kelly Cannell is a Coast Salish artist from the Musqueam Nation in Vancouver, British Columbia. At a very young age Kelly began to explore her career in art. Her worldwide travels throughout the years and her connection to nature have been the foundation of … Read more

Thomas Cannell

Coastal Lunar Lanterns Thomas Cannell Musqueam, Canada Thomas Cannell Musqueam, Canada Thomas learned artistry primarily from his mother, Coast Salish Artist Susan A. Point and carving from John Livingston. He’s adapted the ancient Coast Salish visual language, evolved throughout the ages and then again through his mother’s contemporary style, into his perception of modern-day Coastal … Read more

Susan Point

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Coastal Lunar Lanterns Susan Point Musqueam, Canada Susan Point Musqueam, Canada Susan Point is a descendant of the Musqueam, Coast Salish peoples; she is Edna Grant and Anthony Point’s daughter. Susan inherited the beliefs of her culture and ancestral traditions from her mother Edna – who learned from her mother, Mary Charlie-Grant. Susan’s distinct style … Read more

2021 Coastal Lunar Lanterns

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Two Indigenous FamiliesOn each end of the Pacific Ocean Coastal Lunar Lanterns Family Ties In 2019, a group of Indigenous artists embraced the idea of celebrating the Lunar New Year tradition in the form of Coastal Lunar Lanterns, a collaborative project between LunarFest Vancouver and Tourism Vancouver that aims to make Vancouver the top North … Read more

Pairang Pavavaljung

Coastal Lunar Lanterns Pairang Pavavaljung Paiwan, Taiwan Pairang Pavavaljung Paiwan, Taiwan 01 Awakening the Heart With the Notes of the Flute Click here to listen to more music 02 Accompanying the Sounds from Working in the Fields 03 Recalling the Songs of Joy and Merriment 04 Ballad of Distant Memories 05 Recollecting Childhood in the … Read more