Country/Region: Northwest Coast
Tribe: Kwagu , Tlingit, Nuu Chah Nulth
Mervyn Child (b. 1955) lives and works in Fort Rupert, BC. He learned to carve from his family of well-known artists, notably Calvin Hunt, George Hunt Jr., and Tom Hunt. Mervyn was initiated as a Nunsistalis in the Hamatsa Society at the memorial potlatch for his grandfather the late chief Thomas Hunt.