Yellow cedar
Abalone inlay
28” (L) x 13” (H)

A Tyee is a Chinook salmon that is 30lbs and over – a trophy coveted by anglers. The word Tyee originates from the Nuu-chah-nulth language meaning “chief”.

"I've found a passion for carving that's in my DNA.”
- Mike Bellis -

Mike Bellis is a Haida artist from Vancouver Island, BC, Canada

For sales of existing artwork, or to discuss a commission, please contact via email or phone. You can connect with Mike on Facebook and Instagram

EMAIL: mike@michaelbellis.com \\ PHONE: 250-713-2229