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George Roberts

James Bay Cree/Metis

Visual Arts, Carving/Sculpture, Metalwork

George Roberts is James Bay Cree/Metis and has been making his handcrafted knives for over 30 years, most recently in his well-equipped shop in the McCrae area in Whitehorse, Yukon.

George started making knives in 1978, primarily for hunters, fishers and collectors. His combination of quality steel and ornate handles made of exotic wood, bone, antler, stone and even fossilized mastodon make his knives a thing of beauty.

His knives can be embellished with scrimshaw, gold or silver engraving and are considered art, but George also considers them ‘usable collectables’ and guarantees them for life under normal use.

The Yukon First Nations Culture and Tourism Association (YFNCT) is a non-profit, stakeholder-based organization that is committed to growing and promoting vibrant and sustainable arts/culture and tourism sectors.

Yukon First Nations Culture and Tourism Association
1-1109 Front Street (White Pass Building)
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A-5G4

Phone 867.667.7698

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