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Betty Denis Joe

Betty Joe was born in Duncan, British Columbia in 1967. Betty takes the Sea Wolf as her family crest Betty learned to carve under the guidance of Simon Charlie. Betty’s connection to the Charlie family comes through her grandmother. Her father is Abraham Joe, and Abraham Joe’s mother is Anna[…]

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Maynard Johnny

Maynard was born in 1973 in Campbell River, British Columbia. He is a descendant of both the Kwakwaka’wakw and Coast Salish nations and has thus inherited a unique blend of culture and tradition. Artistically, although he began drawing at the age of six, it was in his mid-teens that Maynard[…]

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Phil Janze

Phil Janze has been producing masterpieces in the Gitksan tradition of his grandmother for more than 40 years. His mediums include wood, silkscreen prints and gold and silver. He began working in metal after he watched Stanley George hammer out and carve silver coins in Bella Bella, British Columbia in[…]

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Roger Johnnie

Roger Johnnie was born in Nanaimo, British Columbia in 1984. When Roger was a young boy he enjoyed watching his uncle, renowned artist Francis Horne, carve. Later, in his teens, he took even greater interest in the artforms of his ancestors. He began to carve under the watchful eye of[…]

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