Chief Ray Natraoro (Ses Siyam) is Squamish/Coast Salish, Tlingit, and Tutchose. Ray inherited his Great Grandfather Andy Natrall ancestral name Kaapulk. He is a master carver who works in many different styles. The Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre in Whistler features works by Ray, including the Community Reconciliation Canoe, welcome poles, house posts, and contemporary artwork. The Xaays Canoe a distinctive feature of the Great Hall – is a 40ft ocean-going canoe carved from a single log in the Squamish Nation “Hunting Style” – a style that hadn’t been carved in 100 years, and was referenced by studying older canoes with Master Carvers.