Sean Hinton was born in 1969 in Saskatoon, Canada and is a descendent from the Cherokee Nation. Sean moved to British Columbia and started learning about Salish Culture and carving traditional artefacts. He started working together with Salish artist, Rocky LaRock and Nuu-Chah-Nulth Master Carver Tom Patterson as well as Gene and Jay Brabant. He quickly learnt from his teachers and is featured in many national and international galleries. Today Sean is very involved in Salish Culture and focuses on their traditions and myths, which he interprets in his beautiful carvings.