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James Johnson - Tlingit Ch’áak’ Dakl’aweidi Clan Artist

James Johnson was born and raised in Juneau, AK. He belongs to the Tlingit Ch’áak’ Dakl’aweidi Clan (Eagle Killerwhale). He taught himself the fundamentals of Tlingit formline design, and traditional carving. James's great great grandfather was Chief Gusht’eiheen of Angoon, AK. His great grandfather was Chief Jimmy Johnson, and his grandfather was Chief Peter Johnson. Whom he is named after - James Peter Johnson. James’s strong ancestral history led him to purse the Tlingit art form. His late father, Franklin Johnson, first encouraged him to begin carving. James has now dedicated his life to perpetuating the Tlingit art form, honoring his ancestors thru his work.

Artist Website


Collections by James Johnson

  • James Johnson Love Birds Eco-Bag

    6083
    $25.00 CAD

    Designed by Tlingit Ch’áak’ Dakl’aweidi Clan Artist James Johnson. The two top Tlingit moieties are Eagle and Raven.  Our culture is matrilineal, y...

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    $25.00 CAD
  • James Johnson Bentwood Box Magnet

    94031
    $6.50 CAD

    Designed by Tlingit Ch’áak’ Dakl’aweidi Clan Artist James Johnson. The Tlingit Lákt (Bentwood Box) was our storage container. It was traded up and ...

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    $6.50 CAD
  • James Johnson Skull Eco Zip Pouch

    6079
    $12.50 CAD

    Designed by Tlingit Ch’áak’ Dakl’aweidi Clan Artist James Johnson. "The Tlingit believe our soul - our “káa yahaayí“ is immortal.  It is your true ...

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    $12.50 CAD
  • James Johnson Skull Eco-Bag

    6078
    $25.00 CAD

    Designed by Tlingit Ch’áak’ Dakl’aweidi Clan Artist James Johnson. The two top Tlingit moieties are Eagle and Raven.  Our culture is matrilineal, y...

    View full details
    $25.00 CAD
  • James Johnson Love Birds Magnet

    94032
    $6.50 CAD

    Designed by Tlingit Ch’áak’ Dakl’aweidi Clan Artist James Johnson. The two top Tlingit moieties are Eagle and Raven.  Our culture is matrilineal, y...

    View full details
    $6.50 CAD

James Johnson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

James Johnson - Tlingit Ch’áak’ Dakl’aweidi Clan Artist

James Johnson was born and raised in Juneau, AK. He belongs to the Tlingit Ch’áak’ Dakl’aweidi Clan (Eagle Killerwhale). He taught himself the fundamentals of Tlingit formline design, and traditional carving. James's great great grandfather was Chief Gusht’eiheen of Angoon, AK. His great grandfather was Chief Jimmy Johnson, and his grandfather was Chief Peter Johnson. Whom he is named after - James Peter Johnson. James’s strong ancestral history led him to purse the Tlingit art form. His late father, Franklin Johnson, first encouraged him to begin carving. James has now dedicated his life to perpetuating the Tlingit art form, honoring his ancestors thru his work.

Artist Website


Collections by James Johnson

  • James Johnson Love Birds Eco-Bag

    6083
    $25.00 CAD

    Designed by Tlingit Ch’áak’ Dakl’aweidi Clan Artist James Johnson. The two top Tlingit moieties are Eagle and Raven.  Our culture is matrilineal, y...

    View full details
    $25.00 CAD
  • James Johnson Bentwood Box Magnet

    94031
    $6.50 CAD

    Designed by Tlingit Ch’áak’ Dakl’aweidi Clan Artist James Johnson. The Tlingit Lákt (Bentwood Box) was our storage container. It was traded up and ...

    View full details
    $6.50 CAD
  • James Johnson Skull Eco Zip Pouch

    6079
    $12.50 CAD

    Designed by Tlingit Ch’áak’ Dakl’aweidi Clan Artist James Johnson. "The Tlingit believe our soul - our “káa yahaayí“ is immortal.  It is your true ...

    View full details
    $12.50 CAD
  • James Johnson Skull Eco-Bag

    6078
    $25.00 CAD

    Designed by Tlingit Ch’áak’ Dakl’aweidi Clan Artist James Johnson. The two top Tlingit moieties are Eagle and Raven.  Our culture is matrilineal, y...

    View full details
    $25.00 CAD
  • James Johnson Love Birds Magnet

    94032
    $6.50 CAD

    Designed by Tlingit Ch’áak’ Dakl’aweidi Clan Artist James Johnson. The two top Tlingit moieties are Eagle and Raven.  Our culture is matrilineal, y...

    View full details
    $6.50 CAD
  • James Johnson Skull Artist Scarf

    18093
    $25.00 CAD

    Designed by Tlingit Ch’áak’ Dakl’aweidi Clan Artist James Johnson. "The Tlingit believe our soul - our “káa yahaayí“ is immortal.  It is your true ...

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    $25.00 CAD
  • James Johnson Skull Dome Glass Ring

    5859
    $12.50 CAD

    Designed by Tlingit Ch’áak’ Dakl’aweidi Clan Artist James Johnson. "The Tlingit believe our soul - our “káa yahaayí“ is immortal.  It is your true ...

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    $12.50 CAD