Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

hu-pat • Sun Mask



On December 21st, our New Year, the sun stops and sits for a period of time. Everything stops to bring in the New Year and a-lich-um, Elder Sibling Moon – the 13th Moon, the Blue Moon of Transformation.

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.