Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Enjoying the Northern Lights

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“I tried to capture the smiling man in his parka gazing at the sky and enjoying the spectacle of the Northern Lights. The really difficult part here was the intricate carving in the antler and then designing the two pieces to balance over his head.”

Billy Gauthier

Billy Gauthier

Billy Gauthier

Inuit

Happy Valley - Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

(1978- )

Billy was born on July 7, 1978, in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador. In his early years he travelled eastern Canada residing and schooling in Ottawa, Yarmouth and Halifax in Nova Scotia, then at the age of thirteen returned to live in Goose Bay. He now lives in North West River in Labrador and enjoys fishing and hunting on the land with his family.