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Howard La Fortune Sr. 

Howard LaFortune SR, born in June of 1964 in Duncan BC,

Canada, is an accomplished Coast Salish artist. He started carving in 1979, being taught by is older brother Doug LaFortune. Howard is the second youngest of his 6 brothers, all carvers, even many of his

nephews carve. Howard is well known for caving Masks, figures

and rattles. His carvings are collected around the world and can

be found in only the finest Galleries. Howard now resides on

Tsawout with his wife and four children.

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