Gitxsan

29 items

Killer Whale Totem
Cecilia Adams (Gitxsan)

These works are hand-painted and colour features may vary.Killer Whales are widely considered cla...

These works are hand-painted and colour features may vary.Killer Whales are widely considered clan ancestors. Living in human form in undersea villages, killer whales are often thought to be the reincarnations of great chiefs and are associated with wealth, unity and travel. Some prominent characteristic traits of Killer Whale are a rounded snout, blowhole, a dorsal fin, pectoral fins and a tail.

$700.00

Raven Totem Pole
Cecilia Adams (Gitxsan)

These works are hand-painted and colour features may vary. Raven is one of the most important fig...

These works are hand-painted and colour features may vary. Raven is one of the most important figures in the oral traditions of the Northwest Coast. As a cultural hero, a transformer, and a trickster, his adventures at the beginning of time brought the world as we know it now into existence. It was Raven who placed the sun, moon and stars in the sky after stealing them from a supernatural chief. Raven also discovered the first humans and released them into the world.

$700.00

Female Portrait Mask
Chief Walter Harris (Gitxsan)

$3,200.00

Male Portrait Mask
Chief Walter Harris (Gitxsan)

$3,200.00

Eagle Box
Trevor Angus (Gitxsan)

Eagle is one of the most important beings in the art and mythology of the Northwest Coast. It is ...

Eagle is one of the most important beings in the art and mythology of the Northwest Coast. It is respected for its intel­ligence and power, as well as its extraordinary vision, in both the literal and figurative senses. Eagles in myth are, likewise, usu­ally noble characters. Eagle is revered as a powerful hunter. Groups of mythical Eagles may gather for co-operative whale hunting expeditions, since, unlike the giant Thunderbird, Eagle is not strong enough to hunt whales alone. Eagle may ofte...

$1,800.00