Canoe Carver Joe Martin

November 5th, 2019

Joe Martin, also known by his traditional name, Tutakwisnapšiƛ, grew up learning to be a canoe carver. Joe is a Nuuchahnulth man who learned to carve from his father, and alongside his brothers. The following describes some of what Joe shared with me about canoe carving and Nuuchahnulth canoes. …