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By Jim Landers
Edmonds Historical Museum 

Museum carving is almost done

Artwork will honor the heritage of the Coast Salish people

 

August 29, 2019

Jim Landers

Ty Juvinel, in his studio in Tulalip, is finishing up a project for the Edmonds Historical Museum.

Native American artist Ty Juvinel is finishing a carved cedar panel of the Edmonds marsh that will stand in front of the Edmonds Historical Museum to honor the heritage of the Coast Salish people.

Juvinel, 32, lives on the Tulalip Reservation north of Marysville. His carving shows two Coast Salish fishermen working in the marsh surrounded by animals and plants the Indians used for food and medicine.

"The carving is the story of how societies used to work in harmony with nature," Juvinel said. "It's a relationship we need to get back to."

Thousands of years before the first settlers arrived,...



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