Nekowa Anishinaabe, Key
March 2, 1981
Nathan Brass is a member of the Kye First Nations, and is Nekowa Anishinaabe. He apprenticed with late Coast Salish master knife-maker Dave Jack, who learned from Nisga'a master knife-maker Henry McKay. Today, Nathan relies on Henry for advice and guidance. He has been creating knives for Northwest Coast artists since 2009, and is one of the only knife-makers on the coast. His knives are sought after, and greatly appreciated.