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Frank Charlie



First Name: Frank

Last Name: Charlie

Full Name: Frank Charlie

Alternative Names: Kwya Tseeck Tchuss Miyuh (White Wolf) 

Date of birth: 1952

Place of birth: Port Renfrew, British Columbia, Canada

Community/Heritage: Nuu-chah-nulth (Tla-o-qui-aht), Clayoquot Band

Sex: Male

Art Media: Prints, wood carvings, silkscreen


Frank Charlie was born in 1952 in Port Renfrew and is a member of the Tla-o-qui-aht nation of the Nuu-chah-nulth people. In 1974, he inherited the name “Kwya Tseek Tchuss Miyuh” (White Wolf) from his grandfather during a pole raising ceremony at the World’s Fair in Spokane, Washington. 

Charlie lived among the Clayoquot people at the village of Opitsaht on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Charlie has depicted the different aspects of the Clayoquot culture and is known for his carvings and paintings, many done on drums and panels.


Title Last Sold At Auction
WOLF - WHALE 2009-03 (March 2009)

Recent Auction Results

Estimate: 100 — 200
Sold: Mar 2009 — Sold For: $84

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