Bob, Wilson (1931 - 2011)
Late Wilson Bob, born in 1931, was the hereditary chief of the Snaw-naw-as First Nation, originating from Deep Bay, British Columbia. He is the father of 8 sons and 2 daughters. One of them is Brian Bob, also a very well known artist with great talent. Wilson was married to Fran Touchie, from the Nuu-Chah-Nulth nation. Wilson Bob worked as a logger, he was an ardent fisherman and band administrator for the Nanoose First Nations for many years, and was the Treaty Chief Negotiator for 15 years.
Nanoose Bay is a community in the Canadian province of British Columbia. It is located between Nanaimo and Parksville on the Strait of Georgia, on the east coast of Vancouver Island
Raven DANCE Rattle, by Wilson Bob
Raven Dance Rattle, Wilson Bob, Snaw-Naw-As First Nation