Eric Hamar, of Kasaan, Alaska, uses his artistic talents to share his Haida heritage. Hamar's work is available on his Web site. Shana Sheehy interviewed Hamar and produced this audio story.
Hamar is the winner of the Spirit of Youth cultural pursuits award. He will be honored at the annual awards banquet on March 21 at the Anchorage Hilton. Tickets to the event are available at the Spirit of Youth Web site.