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Andy Everson

Andy Everson was given the hereditary name Nagedzi after his grandfather, the late chief of the Comox, Andy Frank. Driven by the passion of traditional knowledge handed to him from his Grandmother, Andy has pursued a life steeped in culture. He has successfully taken the ancient art forms of the Kwakwaka’wakw into the contemporary art market to demonstrate that his people’s culture is vibrant, alive and powerful.