My name is Shawna Hyzims, but I usually go by Abby. I was born at Mill Memorial hospital in Terrace, BC, though I was raised in Gitanyow. The House group I belong to is Wii Litsxw, I am Gitxsan. I belong to a dance group from Gitanyow. I graduated from Hazelton Secondary before coming to the Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art, where I am a first year student.
“Since grade 9 I have wanted to be an artist; for the most the time I drew Anime style pictures, but I’d like to learn more native designs. I realized that I hadn’t drew any crests since high school. One day I would like to help kids learn by going back to Gitanyow to teach them our history and stories and to draw.”
Spirit Wrestler Gallery
101-1669 West 3rd Ave.
Canada V6J 1K1
Toll Free: 1-888-669-8813
one block West of the Granville Island gates
Between Pine St. and Fir St.
Tuesday to Saturday, open 10-5
Sunday and Holidays, open 12-5
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