Coast Salish Carver; bentwood boxes/masks
“In his private studio he maintains a door open so that all community members have the opportunity to learn and observe the traditional gathering and carving techniques set down by the ancestors."
Lila L. Vigil
Ceremonial Regalia, painter
“Lyn Risling defines what it means to be a Native community-based artist. Producing visual art for 30 years and ceremonial regalia for 16, the exceptional quality of her art is parallel to her daily dedication to her culture and community."
Aroostook Band of Micmacs
Presque Isle, Maine
Brown Ash Basketry
"The Sanipass's embody what is most traditional about Wabanaki basketry, a deep knowledge and respect for the northern woods of Main and a love of sharing this knowledge with both their family and the entire Wabanaki community."