The Hunt family:
Represented here by Noreen, Richard, Stanley, and their father, Henry, the Hunts are Kwa-ulth of the Kwakiutl Nation. Their prints are $150 and up.
Noreen Hunt is one of the few women working as an artist among the Kwa-gulth.
The Cannibal Woman is a mythical creature, once human, which frequents forests. There are many stories of her antics, but only a certain chant or help from the goodly Sisiutl can overcome her.
Richard Hunt was born a Kwa-gulth of the Kwakuitl Nation in Alert Bay, April 1951.
He was tutored in his culture and tradition by his family. A master of carving, painting and potlatch dancing, he was awarded the coveted title, Hamalsa (Wild Man).
Stanley Hunt is a mask carver and printer. The phases of the moon are very important in the Kwa-gulth lifestyle.
Henry Hunt, born a Kwa-gulth in Fort Rupert, married the daughter of the legendary chef Mungo Martin. He is a renowned carver, graphic designer, and potlatch dancer.