Vern Albert Amos Williams Junior

Vern Albert Amos Williams Junior (Haida)

Vernon Albert Amos Williams Junior’s Haida and Kwakwaka'wakw  name is Gaamdaamaay and Sgaalanglaay.  He lives in Gaaw, Old Massett on Haida Gwaii, and is Haida from the Raven Clan.  He is a song carrier and a rattle and drum-maker.  Vern runs ceremonies in all the communities on Haida Gwaii, as well as internationally, sharing stories of his own struggles and his choice to heal and move forward with strength and dignity.

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