Yak’éi yagiyee (good day!)
Lily Hope was born and raised in Juneau, Alaska to full-time artists. She is Tlingit Indian, of the Raven moiety. Her mother’s mother’s clan, the T’akdeintaan, originated from the Snail House in Hoonah, Alaska.
Lily has been weaving Ravenstail since 1995, and Chilkat weaving since 2010. Many of her recent projects blend the two styles. Lily teaches weaving in the Juneau School District, for Juneau Dance Theatre’s Fine Arts Camp, and to independent learners. She demonstrates and teaches internationally, and lectures on the spiritual commitments of being a weaver.