Ray Natraoro and his ancestral name is Ses Siyam, which is pronounced “Sess-see-yam”. Ray’s late father was from the Northern Tutchone tribe located in Northern Yukon and his mother is from the Squamish Nation located in British Columbia. He often will use both sides of family history to transform objects to art. Being the 7th generation descendant of Squamish Nation carvers and he first sought carving guidance at the age of 5 from his late maternal great grandfather. Actively working as an Independent Artist since 1994, I now specialize in carving Totem Poles, House Posts, Dugout Canoes, Masks, Bent boxes, Rattles, Pendants & Paddles.