Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Orca Bracelet

by


Chris Cook

Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwagiulth)

(1971- )

Born in 1971, Chris Cook was given the name “Xusamdas” during his father’s first potlatch in 1975 when he was initiated into the Hamatsa Secret Society. He grew up in Alert Bay until he was 18 years old surrounded by a strong and powerful traditional family.