Golden Eagle Mask handcrafted by Emil Thibert Anishinabe Cree and Metis
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Emil Thibert is a Northwest Coast Native artist who was born in 1962 in Winnipeg Manitoba. His ancestry is Anishinabe Cree and Metis. He studied the Kwakiutl style carving from Carl Simeon of Campbell River in British Columbia over 22 years ago. Carl's intricate and detailed style greatly influenced Emile and has shown through in his carving style. As a single father he raised his three children supporting himself as an artist.