Sarah Jim

Art as a Connection to Land and Culture

Sarah Jim is an emerging artist of Coast Salish, Mexican, and Russian-Jewish ancestry and is proud member of the W̱SÁNEĆ Nation from the Tseycum village. Sarah is a visual artist whose work consists of paintings, prints and murals. Native plants and Sarah’s involvement in environmental restoration have been sources of inspiration for her work.

Sarah Jim adding Coast Salish design elements to native plants.


Watch the video below to learn of a mural Sarah and fellow Coast Salish artist Chaz Elliott created at SNIDCEL (Tod Inlet) and how Sarah’s art connects her to the land, her language and her culture.

To learn more of SNIDCEL (Tod Inlet) and the restoration efforts being made, visit

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