" 2 - Raven and Sun Totems" by Norman John...Norman John, son of Jimmy John, is descended from the Nuu-Chah-Nulth Nation of the west coast of Vancouver Island. Previously mistakenly known as the Nootka People, they were renown for their carvings. Norman John learned to carve from his father at an early age. Jimmy John past on the beliefs and traditions to his son through his carvings.
Background......The carvings of both Norman John and his
father Jimmy John, relate to a story that has been handed down in their
family for generations. Norman's poles of the Raven and the Sea-serpents
is also a tribute to a story of the Nuu-Chah-Nulth peoples.