Originally Posted by RiponredTJ
I'd seen some of that work before but never managed to put a name to the art.
I just learned something new.
Me too, I was wrong about his Pacific NW ties. I read about him in a kwakuitle <sp?> site years ago and assumed.......
He was an Ojibway from Ontario and hung himself in an Ottawa jail. He'd just delivered 17 works and was celebrating too loudly so they tossed him in a cell overnight. It went badly.