The Canoe He Called Loo Taas

Loo Taas is the amazing 50-foot canoe designed by legendary artist Bill Reid, and carved by members of the Haida Community.

Her name means “Wave Eater” in the Haida language.

This is the story of how she came to be through the eyes of the artist / designer’s daughter.

This is the story of Loo Taas…

In 2009, Loo Taas was the alternate mode of transportation for the Olympic Torch while touring Haida Gwaii. Elder Percy Williams was the torchbearer.

Author: Amanda Reid-Stevens

ISBN: 978-0-9916782-0-4