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David Neel

David Neel, carver, jeweller, painter, printmaker, and photographer, comes from a family of traditional Kwakwa ka 'wakw artists, including Dave Neel Sr., Ellen Neel, Mungo Martin, and Charlie James. In addition to apprenticing with carvers from Alert Bay on Vancouver Island, he received training in fine arts from the University of Kansas and Mount Royal College in Alberta. He is the author of Our Chiefs and Elders: Words and Photographs of Native Leaders and The Great Canoes: Reviving a...See more