We are fortunate in our journey, to meet various people skilled in traditional crafts. This knowledge is as important to pass on as it is to preserve.
Recently we were introduced to Luke Gavin, an Indigenous artist passing on the skill of wood carving to his young son. While his son may be too young to fully understand the importance of his culture, he is still learning – and it will serve him well as he grows!
Luke has a couple of hand carved walking sticks for sale and is working on more. All sticks are treated with tung oil (a natural preservative for wood).
Priced at $60 ea., these are available for pick up in Niagara Falls.
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