Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas
Co-librettist & Designer
Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas is one of the co-librettist of the opera The Flight of the Hummingbird. He is also one of the designer of the physical aspect of the initial production of the opera (props, sets, and costumes). The opera is based his book Flight of the Hummingbird – A Parable for the Environment.
Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas is an award-winning visual contemporary artist and author. His work has been seen in public spaces, museums, galleries, and private collections across North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Middle East. Institutional collections include the British Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Seattle Art Museum and Vancouver Art Gallery. His large sculptural works are part of the public art collection of the City of Vancouver, City of Kamloops, and University of British Columbia. Yahgulanaas’s publications include national bestsellers Flight of the Hummingbird and RED: A Haida Manga.