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Luck for a Hunter
Ron A. Sebastian is a Northwest Coast Native Artist. He holds a name, GWIN BUTSXW (Likes-to-be-Packed) in the House of Spookw, Lak Gibuu (Wolf) Clan. One side of Ron’s family is Gitksan and the other side is Wet’suwet’en. He was born in 1945 on a Fishpacker that was taking his mother from Carlisle to Prince Rupert, on the British Columbia Coast. Ron was raised in the Wet’suwet’en village of Hagwilget, where he also lives and works today.
His uncle, Joe Sebastian, taught Ron the principles of carving totem poles and masks. In the early 1970’s Ron studied carving and design at the Gitanmaax School of Northwest Coast Indian Art, at ‘Ksan Village, Hazelton