Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Listening to the Sound of Disappearing Salmon

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  • Medium: serpentine, antler (moose)
  • Size: 5.75 × 4 × 7 inches
  • Reference Code: LG110202

“I remember my Uncle Horace telling me stories about his fishing trips when he could hardly sleep at night in his tent because of the splashing sounds of all the salmon swimming up the river – whereas now one is lucky to hear one jump.”

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.