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James Hart

Born in 1952 into the Eagle Clan at Old Massett, James (Jim) Hart is one of the Northwest Coast’s most accomplished Haida artists. Jim Hart comes from a long line of Haida chiefs who were carvers. In 1999, Jim was named hereditary chief of the Stastas Eagle Clan and received his Haida name, 7idansuu. With this title, Jim has many responsibilities to carry out for his people and is committed to working with emerging young artists from his community.