Welcome to The Salish Weave Collection

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Salish Weave actively supports and promotes awareness of artists who are contributing to the revival of Coast Salish art. We hope you enjoy exploring The Salish Weave Collection.

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The Artists

Dylan (Qwul’thilum) Thomas was born in Victoria, British Columbia in 1986. He is a member of the Lyackson First Nation, whose traditional territory is Valdes Island, one of the Gulf Islands of the Salish Sea. Dylan’s family upheld...
Debra Sparrow was born and raised on the Musqueam Indian Reserve and is self-taught in Salish design and jewellery-making. Her work can be seen in various museums and institutions. Debra designed the logo for the Canadian Men’s Hockey...
Coast Salish carver John Marston (Qap'u'luq) was born in 1978 in Ladysmith, British Columbia. His parents David and Jane Marston, both carvers, were his first teachers and John picked up a carving knife at the age of eight.  ...
Angela Marston (Statu Stsuhwum) was born in Ladysmith, British Columbia in November 1975 to Jane and David Marston, both talented carvers. They taught Angela traditional Coast Salish designs and carving skills from an early age. At...