2007 Lifetime Achievement Award

Dempsey Bob
Dempsey BobA master Tahltan-Tlingit carver for more than 30 years, Dempsey Bob's prolific totem poles and sculptures are seen in galleries and in private, government and corporate collections around the world. Using alder, cedar and bronze, Dempsey's work is inspired by history and reflects the richness of the Tahltan culture. Dempsey's work is celebrated in many collections including the University of British Columbia's Museum of Anthropology, the Canadian Museum of Civilization, the Smithsonian Institution, and the National Museum of Ethnology in Japan.

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Robert Davidson
Robert DavidsonRobert Davidson is known throughout the world as a master carver of totem poles and masks as well as a printmaker, painter and jeweler. Davidson learned the art of carving from his father and grandfather and has evolved into a leading figure in the renaissance of Haida art and culture. He remains committed to using cultural knowledge to celebrate the present as well as commemorate the past. Davidson has received the National Aboriginal Achievement Award, the Order of British Columbia and the Order of Canada.

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Thank you


Many thanks to Cathi Charles Wherry, Arts Program Coordinator, of the First Peoples' Heritage, Language and Culture Council who provided tremendous assistance in the establishment of the award.

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