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Mark Gauti
Current Residence: Coast Salist Territories (Sooke, BC , Canada)
Favourite genre of music: Viking Metal and Traditional Native Drumming

Devious Journal Entry

Journal Entry: Sun Dec 6, 2009, 11:33 AM
here link to my new site I am working on for my art and photography

and facebook page

and my pacific Northwest Coast Native Art can be found :icontrickster-art:

I work as Environmental scientist for my Native American tribe T'Sou-ke as their environmental manager. For my work I set up scientific studies that research the environments condition in T'Sou-ke Nation traditional territory including water quality testing for pollution in salmon habitat, mapping of endangered species and gathering traditional ecological knowledge on traditional uses of native plants for food and medicine.

My photography is taken on Vancouver Island, British Columbia Canada. Vancouver Island is the location of both my tribes with my Grandfathers tribe T’Sou-ke with traditional territory around the city of Sooke and my grandmother’s tribe lekwammen that have traditional territory around the Cities of Colwood, Langford and Victoria.

My photography started out from me taking pictures at work for field descriptions and document endangered plants. Being an artist and I wanted more out of the simple point and shoot camera my work provided, so started collecting camera gear to help me get the shots I wanted. I view my photography as a way of showing the natural world around me and bring awareness to these animals, plants and locations, all of which have been sacred to my tribe for countless generations.

My main interests in photography are Nature and Cultural photojournalism.

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DragonDew Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014
Hey Happy Birthday Dude!!! :party:
freesialuver Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Just have to say that your wildlife photo's are absolutely amazing. :)
Megaman1988 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2011  Student Filmographer
Happy Birthday Crazy Person!
je-mappelle-meg Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2010
thanks for the Fav!
Hey! Thanks for joining :iconsavingmotherearth:

Feel free to share news and your art!! :D :D
camushinojosa Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Hi! Thanks for the fav :highfive:
Cool gallery!
shitpitcher Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2010
many thanks for the :+fav: !!!
7Redhotz Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2010
Thanks for the fav.^______________^
Bleezer Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the fav! Much appreciated.
serafina05 Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2010
Thanks for the faves and the watch!
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