Heiltsuk

3 items

Raven Bracelet
Dean Hunt (Heiltsuk)

Raven is central to coastal mythology. As a culture hero, a transformer, and a trickster, his adv...

Raven is central to coastal mythology. As a culture hero, a transformer, and a trickster, his adventures at the beginning of time released the sun and the moon and brought the world into existence. Raven is identified by its straight beak and lack of ears or plumage on the head.

$1,500.00

Screaming Eagle Belt Buckle
Shawn Hunt (Heiltsuk)

"Eagle is one of the most important beings in the art and mythology. It is respected for its inte...

"Eagle is one of the most important beings in the art and mythology. It is respected for its intelligence and power, as well as its extraordinary vision, in both literal and figurative sense. Eagles in myth are, likewise, usually noble characters. Eagle spirits are associated with lofty ideals and the pursuit of freedom. Eagle is revered as a powerful hunter. Eagle may often be depicted with Salmon, one of its favourite foods. Eagle feathers and down are sacred: traditionally, shamans believe...

$4,800.00

Dancing Frog
Shawn Hunt (Heiltsuk)

This piece is stored off-site. To arrange a viewing, please contact the gallery directly.Frogs ar...

This piece is stored off-site. To arrange a viewing, please contact the gallery directly.Frogs are both social, vocal and are associated with the power of transformation and the ability to traverse worlds. As the primary spirit helpers of shamans, frogs are communicators and often represent the voice of the people. Frogs were often carved at the top of totem poles to symbolize the communication of warnings or impending danger. Frog is generally given large eyes, prominent lips with a projecti...

$60,000.00