Seaweed, Joe (1910 - 1983)

Culture/Community

'Nakwaxda'xw (Ba'as)

Biography

Son of Willie Seaweed, Joe Seaweed married in 1928 to Nellie Walkus in Fort Rupert. Joe Seaweed learned to carve while working with his father, and during this time he carved many masks and other carvings very similar to his father's style. In many cases, Joe Seaweed may have done a number of works that have been previously identified as Willie Seaweed's due to similar styles.