Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

ka-in-kus-ha-ak-wii-oush-tak-u • August Moon: Female Doctor with the Power


ka-in-kus (female doctor) is represented as the crow with her human spirit emerging to display her powers. ka-in-kus was revered for her ability to heal as she had the gift in the art of healing. The stones are from our land and are symbols of our roots — they represent our homeland.

Tim Paul

Tim Paul


Nuu-chah-nulth (Hesquiaht)

(1950- )

Tim is a Nuu-chah-nulth artist from Esperanza Inlet on Vancouver Island. He has held the position of First Carver at the Royal British Columbia Museum, where he oversaw numerous commissions for totem poles for international sites such as Wakefield Park and Yorkshire Park in England, Stanley Park in Vancouver, and in Auckland. He left this position to oversee a program focussing on Native education for the Port Alberni School Board and Vancouver Island.