Bill Helin (Welaaxam Yout) is Tlingit, Tsimshian and Norwegian. Born in the Northwest Coastal community of Prince Rupert, BC. Bill spent countless hours listening to his grandmother as she taught him the many legends and songs of the Tlingit and Tsimshian people. Bill has captured the essence of these legends in a series of books and his “Culture Crew” and friends have been brought to life as quality plush toys. Working with First Nations Native American artist Bill Helin to bring Indigenous culture and tradition into everyday life. These fun, playful toy sets and finger puppets are both an entertaining toy and serve as a delightful introduction to the rich artistic traditions of the Pacific Northwest.