Calvin Hunt, Jr.
Kwakwaka'wakw, born 1956
British Columbia: Alert Bay, 1956
Calvin Hunt was born in 1956 in Alert Bay, B.C. He is the son of the late Chief Thomas Hunt and Emma Hunt, which gives him the distinction of ancestry from both the Kwagiulth and Nuu-chah-nulth peoples. As well as being an accomplished performer of the Kwagiulth Winter Dances, Calvin is a world-renowned carver who has worked extensively with Henry and Tony Hunt. Calvin and his wife Marie currently live in Fort Rupert, B.C.