Taylor Wily Krise

Tribe: Squaxin
Based In: Shelton, WA
Email: taylorkrise45@gmail.com
Social Media: @tk_salish

About the Art
Vi taqwšəblu Hilbert (1918—2008) was a member of the Upper Skagit Tribe. Her first language was Lushootseed and during her lifetime she played a major role in the revitalization of the language and culture of the First People of the Pacific Northwest. Vi was famous for her generosity of time, spirit, and the sharing of her cultural wealth.

This red cedar portrait mask pays homage to Vi.