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Canadian Native Indian Artists

Aaron Joseph

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Alan Natrall

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Albert Joseph

Albert was born in Squamish, British Columbia, Canada. This area is representative of the Coast Salish Nation, a tribe that has inhabited the southern region of British Columbia for thousands of years...

Alexi Underwood

Born on August 27th 1962, Alexi Underwood is of Coast Salish and Campbell River Kwa Guilth descent.
He was taught by his mother Marie E Moody and was greatly influenced by his grandfather Laquse Hamis James.

Alfred Robertson

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Anthony Joseph

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Archie Gonzales

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Art Brown

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Art Harry

Art Harry was born and raised in Squamish! He started to learn how to carve from his Dad and his close friend, the late Chief Harry Joseph.

Barb Sibbald

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Barry Baker

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Brad Joseph

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Brad Starr

Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Brad Starr is from the Fish Clan of the Haisla Nation with ancestry in Kitimaat, Kemano, Kitasoo, and Heiltsuk.

Bryan Williams

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Bryan Wilson

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Carl Joseph

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Carl Stromquist

Born in 1969, Carl is of Thompson descent. As well, he has been strongly influenced by Northwest Coast Native traditions and culture.

Charles August

Charles August lives in the Capilano area of North Vancouver.

Chester Joseph

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Chris Joseph

Chris P. Joseph was born in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He is a member of Squamish Tribe of Coast Salish Nation, which is located in the southern region of the British Columbia.

Chris Karl Joseph

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Chris Longley

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Chris Paul

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Clarence Nelson

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Cody Matthias

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Danny Waterworth

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Darcy Joseph

Born in 1960, Darcy Joseph is a member of the Squamish tribe living on the Capilano Reservation in North Vancouver. He carves Coast Salish style wood plaques and was taught by his cousin Floyd Joseph.

Darin Lewis

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Darrell Kelly

Darrell Kelly, son of Tony Yelton, receiving last name from his mom side. Born in 1990, Darrell started carving at age of 15.

Darren Yelton

Darren was born in North Vancouver, BC in 1961 and began carving at the age of thirteen with his father and two brothers Jim and Tony.

The Late Dartwin Jeffrey

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David Alfred

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David Gonzales

David J. Gonzales was born in Kamloops, British Columbia, on April 10, 1971. He is a member of Squamish Tribe of Coast Salish Nation, which is located in the southern region of the British Columbia.

David Joseph

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David Paul

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Delmar Joseph

Delma Joseph was born in 1956 a Squamish Nation in Capilano, BC. Delma began carving when he was only eleven years old.

Denise Bob

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Donald Matthias

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Doran William Lewis

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Eddie Apodaca

Eddie Apodaca is a Squamish Nation carver who was born in 1969 in Squamish, BC. He takes the bear, the elder kinsman as his family crest. He was raised the traditional way, learning about his heritage and culture, such as hunting, fishing, singing, dancing, beading, and carving.

Edward Baker

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Eric Baker

At the age of eight, Eric Baker began learning the fine craftsmanship of carving wood. He was inspired by the works of Hank Thomas and Marvin Baker. As a member of the Squamish Band of the Coast Salsih Nation,

Floyd Joseph

Coast Salish artist Floyd Joseph is an elder and Hereditary Chief of the Squamish Band on the West Coast of British Columbia, and goes by the name "Tyee", an ancestral name carried down through his family for generations that was given to him at a Potlatch in 1975.

The Late Frank White Eagle Jr.

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The Late Frank White Eagle Sr.

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Fred Baker

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Garreth Gonzales

Garreth Gonzales was born in 1954 and is a member of the Coast Salish Nation, Squamish Tribe, Capilano Reservation. This Nation is located in the southern region of the province.

Gary Baker

Gary was born in December 1963 in North Vancouver, BC. He is a representative of the Squamish Nation of the Coast Salish People. His family crests are the Thunderbird and the Killerwhale...

George Stokes

George Stokes began working as an artist in 1985, with encouragement from his uncle, Cody Mathias.  In 1986 he was invited to help carve a totem pole with the late Bill Reid and established Haida carver Don Yeomans. This pole is now housed within Vancouver's Kitsilano Secondary School.

George Thomas

George Thomas comes from Cowichan Tribe on Vancouver Island...

Gerry Sheena

Gerry Sheena was born on April 13th, 1964, in Merritt, BC. He is a member of the Coast Salish Nation and has been carving since 1990.

Greg Joseph

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Ingrid Gervin

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Jacob Lewis

Jacob B. Lewis is a Coast Salish Native from the Cheakamus Tribe, currently residing in the pristine upper Squamish Valley Reserve, known as Cheekye IR U, located at the head of Howe Sound...

Jason Baker

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Jason O Donaghy

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Jim K. Charlie

Jim Charlie was born September 10th, 1967 in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.He is a member of the Coast Salish Nation, Squamish Band, Capilano Reservation.

Jimmy Joseph

Tribe: Alert Bay Tribe of Kwakuitl Nation
Kwakuitl Artist, Jimmy Joseph lives in Alert Bay and has been carving for several years...

Joe Mandur Jr

Joe is an artist experienced with the mediums of stone, wood, metal and paper.

John August

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John Joseph

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John Joseph Jr.

John Joseph has been carving for more than 10 years. He learned design and carving skills from his dad and other family members. John mainly uses cedar to carve. He is also doing custom paintings and custom tatoo designs.

John Spence

John Spence is a very talented carver of the Coast Salish People of the Squamish Nation...

Josh George

Josh George was born in April 1983. He is a member of the Squamish Band in North Vancouver, British Columbia,  Canada.

Kurtis Anton

Tribe: Squamish Tribe of the Coast Salish Nation
Kurtis Anton was born in North Vancouver, B.C., in 1970 and he took a keen interest in wood carving at the age of eight years old...

Lance Joseph

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Leonard Scow

Most days, you will find Leonard Scow bent over a piece of red cedar, with carving blade in hand, using his delicate touch to bring to life all the creatures of the forest and sea, both real and mythical. His work is dominated by bright spotlights, so every fine movement of his blade to wood is clearly visible. He listens to music as he works, but if you catch his attention, you will be greeted with a smile, usually followed with a funny statement and joyous laugh. He is a peaceful, happy, and spiritual man.

Les Nahanee
Lincoln Paull

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Lincoln J. Williams

Lincoln John Williams, born in 1990 in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, is a member of Squamish Nation...

Louis Joseph
Marco Probst

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Marvin Baker

Marvin Dana Baker was born in 1951 in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He is a member of the Coast Salish Nation, Squamish Tribe, Capilano Reservation. The Nation is located in the southern region of the province. 

Mehran Razmpoosh

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Mike Fraser

Mike's traditional name is Wheahyuctchuk...

Mokie Joseph
Nathan Lewis
Neil Baker

Neil Baker is a Coast Salish Artist who lives in Squamish, British Columbia, Canada, located at the head of scenic Howe Sound, a 45-minute drive from Vancouver. He is a member of the Coast Salish Nation, Squamish Valley Reserve.

Norm Charlie

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Pat Natrall

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Paul Joseph

Paul Joseph was born in 1960 in Squamish, British Columbia. This area is representative of the Coast Salish Nation, a community that inhabits the Southern Region of the province...

Peter Charlie

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Raymond Scow

Ray Scow comes from a family of well-known Kwagiulth carvers from Alert Bay, a small town on the North-eastern part of the Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada...

Richard Baker

Richard E. Baker (Feb 12, 1962) is a member of the Squamish Nation in North Vancouver, BC, Capilano Indian Reserve.

Richard Shorty

Living in Vancouver, B.C. Richard Shorty has been an artist since 1965. Born in Whitehorse, Yukon, he started his career with portraits of rock stars, wildlife and scenic realism...

Richard White Eagle

Tribe: Squamish Tribe of Coast Salish Nation
More than twenty years ago, two brothers, Frank and Richard White Eagle started carving...

Robert Joseph

Robert is an up and coming Squamish Nation wood carver who belongs to a talented family of carvers. Robert learned to carve from his mother Ruth Baker and father Eddie Apodaca who are both well-known artists in the Squamish community. He learned the traditions of these art forms by assisting his parents in carving projects from an early age. 

Robert Kelly

Rob was born in 1957 in Mission, BC. He is part of the Stó:lõ (River People) band of the Coast Salish Nation...

Rocky LaRock

Claude "Rocky" LaRock was born in 1958 in Seattle Washington. At 12 years of age Rocky moved to his Mother's homeland, a First Nations Community called Chehalis, located in the Fraser Valley of British Columbia, Canada.

Rocky Matthias

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Rupert Scow

A member of the Kwaguilth Nation, Rupert Scow was born in 1957 in Alert Bay, British Columbia, a small fishing village on the Northern Part of Vancouver Island.

Russell Williams

Russell is a West Coast Native Artist of the Bear and Wolf Clan. He is from Squamish Nation Village of Uslahan located in North Vancouver, BC.

Sean Moody O'Hara

Sean Moody belongs to the Coast Salish people of the Squamish Nation.

Shane F. Baker

Shane Flood Baker was born on August 27, 1987. He is the son of Richard Baker.

Sherry Baker

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Stan Joseph

 Stan lives in North Vancouver close to a few brothers of him. He spends his life working as a Coast Salish artist. Just 12 years old he started carving in 1962 and one of his great teachers were Tony Hunt, Bill Reid and Bobby Cole.He also ventured into painting and designing totem poles. In 1972 he carved big poles which were sold to Germany. One of them was 80 feet tall. In 1980 he carved am 60 foot pole for Sea Span and another one for the Chief Joe Matthias Centre as well as the welcome figure on the West Vancouver Pier.  About the same time he started teaching and carved with children.

Since he was 17 years old he was interested in the spiritual dances of the Coast Salish people and became one of the Spirit dancers, especially dancing the Eagle and Snake spirit dances. He became a teacher for these dances for many young people, who wanted to follow his steps.Stan learned to carve silver and gold jewellery and became so good at it, that he started teaching this art at the employment centre.

Stan is now an outstanding master artist who is willing to pass on his talent to the next generation of young artists.


Stephen Charlie

Stephen was born in 1959 in North Vancouver, British Columbia. A member of the Capilano reservation, he is a Coast Salish native.

Stewart Jacobs

Stewart was born in 1958 and raised in North Vancouver, BC into Squamish Nation.

Ted Baker

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The Late Ted Brown

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Tom Williams

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Tony Yelton

Tony was born in 1959 in North Vancouver and has been carving for more than three decades.

Tyrone Joseph

A Coast Salish Artist, Tyrone Joseph was born in 1951 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Van Joseph

Van Joseph is a member of the Squamish Nation. He was born in 1964 in New Westminster and grew up in Surrey and North Vancouver, British Columbia.

Wade Baker

Mintl-e-da-us, Wade Stephen Baker, is a North West Coast artist with a unique and inspiring story. He was born in Vancouver, British Columbia in June, 1956.

Walter Joseph

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Warren Joseph
William Nahanee

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William Watts

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