Luke Marston — "Bentwood Box" B.C. Coast Salish artist Luke Marston was tapped by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission to fashion a box as a tribute to residential school survivors. The "Bentwood Box" was made out of one piece of red cedar, its panels carved to represent the cultures of Inuit, Metis and First Nations peoples.
Yetl/Taqlikic is the Tlingit name for Raven, the trickster. He was said to have brought water to earth,. Freed the sun moon and stars, created Dog, death, introduced hunting and meat eating, created whale oil, convinced the old sea woman to use tides, ect
He is perhaps the best-known face of any native american, star of films including Flags of Our Fathers, Windtalkers, Smoke Signals and Cowboys & Aliens, as well as dozens of television roles. It could all go to one’s head, but Adam Beach (Saulteaux of the Dog Creek First Nation of Canada) remains bonded to his Indian brotherhood and Native values.
Daphne Odjig, CM, LL.D. (b. September 11, 1919), is an influential Canadian First Nations artist of Odawa-Potawatomi-English heritage. Her many awards include the Order of Canada and the Governor General's Award. Her painting is often characterized as Woodlands Style. Daphne Odjig was the driving force behind the Indian Group of Seven.
Raven Mask by Beau Dick: The Kwakwaka'wakw are an indigenous group of First Nations peoples living on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. U'meith (the Raven) brought the moon, sun, fire, salmon and the tides.