Lance Wilkie

(American | Makah, born 1955, died 2015)

Late Native American Makah artist Lance Wilkie (1955-2015) was a master carver who created artworks and canoes in the Coast Salish tradition. Based in Neah Bay, on the Olympic Peninsula in Northwestern Washington, he worked for the Makah Cultural and Research Center to help preserve linguistic and cultural traditions. He attended the University of Washington in Seattle.