Massett artist wins award

  • Nov. 6, 2013 3:00 p.m.

Marlene Liddle of Old Massett has won a 2013 BC Creative Achievement Award for First Nations’ Art, the BC Achievement Foundation announced this week. Ms Liddle was honoured for her cedar bark weaving. Four other artists also won awards: Dale Campbell of Prince Rupert, Joe Martin of Tofino, Ken McNeil of Terrace and Sammy Robinson of Kitamaat Village. Mandy Brown, a Nlaka’pamux artist from Lytton, will receive this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award, an honour bestowed on individuals who have made a profound contribution to their First Nations’ culture. The awards will be presented in Vancouver on Nov. 29.