Ray Natoaro

CULTURAL GROUP:
Coast Salish/Tlingit

BORN:
November 10, 1973

BIRTHPLACE:
North Vancouver, BC

Ray Natoaro has been carving since 1994, and studied with carvers Rick Harry and Simon Dick. Canoe-making is a long-standing tradition in Ray's family; an art form that can be traced back five generations. Ray learned to carve canoes from his late uncle. Since 2007, Ray has created several limited edition prints.