Ahousaht Band, Nuu-Chan-Nulth Tribal Nation
Native artist from the west coast of Vancouver island
Traditional wood masks carved by Hugh Sam
Nuu-Chah-Nulth Spirits Mask (Eagles of the moon)
Hugh Sam was born in Tofino, B.C. an is a member of the Ahousaht band of the Nuu-chan-nulth tribe located on the west side of Vancouver Island. Hugh's father Stanley, is a true historian and storyteller and is the speaker for the chiefs of the Wolf Clan, a privilege that was passed down from his grandfather. Hugh's mother Katie Sam, does knitting, beadwork and makes drums.
Category: Maskmakers / Wood
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