Meet Joe Ives

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Joe Ives
Little Boston S’Klallam Tribe
Carver

Master Carver Joe Ives is an artist and storyteller from Little Boston
who has been carving for over 35 years. In his work he uses both
Northwest style and Salish style which he has learned from carvers
around the Salish Sea. He regularly teaches and invites carvers to
work with him in his studio creating a community dedicated to
learning S’Klallam traditions. Past projects include a mural for the
Smithsonian Native American Grant, totem poles for the Little Boston
Tribal Center, and multimedia videos. Joe is currently working on the
9 ft. spirit salmon for the Dungeness Exhibit.

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