Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Talking Stick

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  • Medium: yellow cedar
  • Size: 71.5 × 10 × 14.5 inches
    Size: 5 × 12.5 × 1 inches (stand)
  • Reference Code: W70423

Patrick Hunt

Patrick Hunt

Kwakwaka'wakw

(1966- )

Patrick Hunt was born in Victoria in 1966. He is the youngest son of hereditary chief, George Hunt and Mary Hunt. He is the grandson of Tom and Emma Hunt and May and Sam Henderson. His family was involved with the creation of Thunderbird Park for the Royal British Columbia in Victoria and created the first formal training programs for new artists. He was always involved with Kwakwaka’wakw culture and started learning the legends, rights, songs, dances and privileges from an early age as well as learning to carve and design.