Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Ta Ciih • Nature’s Doorway


  • Medium: red cedar
  • Size: 20 × 16 × 10 inches
  • Reference Code: W70218

The Eagle is the witness to the Thunderbird and Lightning Snake emerging from the spirit realm of the mountains.

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.