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Bear Panel by Curtis Joe Miller, Coast Salish Nation

Regular price $1,800.00 $1,100.00 Sale

Bear Panel, 2018
Curtis Joe Miller, Coast Salish Nation
hand carved old growth red cedar
20" diameter x 2" deep

Curtis Joe Miller is a Child and Youth Care Worker. He is Coast Salish from the Sechelt First Nation. He has been Powwow dancing for twenty five years, specializing in Traditional Fancy Grass and Prairie Chicken. He participates in competitions all over North America during the summer.

Formally an artist -in-residence at a gallery in Vancouver BC, he is now a full-time child and youth worker for the Delta school district on the Saskatchewan reserve. As part of his job, he acts as a mentor to First Nation youth, teaching them the traditional arts of carving and dancing.