Human

Human heroes and human-like personifications of sun and wind are common in Northwest Coast iconography. Human faces hidden in other crests reveal the transformative ability of all animals.
33 items

Portrait Mask
Joshua Prescott-Shaw (Cree)

Human heroes and human-like personifications of sun and wind are common in Northwest Coast iconog...

Human heroes and human-like personifications of sun and wind are common in Northwest Coast iconography. Human faces hidden in other crests reveal the transformative ability of all animals.

$6,000.00

Thunderbird, Bear, and Human Model Pole
Charlie James (Kwakwaka'wakw)

Salmon is fundamental to all coastal peoples, and is a symbol of regeneration, health and life. M...

Salmon is fundamental to all coastal peoples, and is a symbol of regeneration, health and life. Many myths tell of people taken to the undersea world of the Salmon and return with secret knowledge and powers. Salmon have always been viewed as the life force for Indigenous communities. Salmon is often represented by scales, small fins and striated tail fin.Thunderbird is the illustrious ancestor and crest of many prominent human lineages. Large enough to hunt whales, the Thunderbird is a power...

$12,000.00

Human and Bear Shaman Wand
Artist Unknown (Nuu-Chah-Nulth) (Nuu-chah-nulth)

c. 1880This piece has been attributed to the historic Nuu-Chah-Nulth master carver Chiletus. It w...

c. 1880This piece has been attributed to the historic Nuu-Chah-Nulth master carver Chiletus. It was included in one of Bill Holm's important exhibitions, "The Box of Daylight" at the Seattle Art Museum and is part of the exhibition catalogue book, on page 116. Chiletus created some of the very best masterpieces of Nuu-Chah-Nulth art and is considered their most important historic master carver. Artists today will study his work in order to learn and better understand the art form. Bill Holm m...

$50,000.00

I Saw a Raven Dance
Darren McKenzie (Cree)

Edition /5

Edition /5

$3,700.00

Fisherman's Delight
Robert Davidson (Haida)

Edition /81Available framed for $2,400 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.

Edition /81Available framed for $2,400 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.

$1,800.00

Human and Bear Paddle
Joshua Prescott-Shaw (Cree)

Paddle stand available for $300 CAD. Please allow 2 to 3 weeks for fabrication. Contact the galle...

Paddle stand available for $300 CAD. Please allow 2 to 3 weeks for fabrication. Contact the gallery directly to order a stand.Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on their hind legs, bridging the human and non-human realms. Their strength and intelligence are universally respected and they are considered to be helping spirits of warriors. Bear is often depicted with a short snout, round paws, stubby tail and bared teeth.Human heroes and...

$4,500.00

Portrait Mask
Gwen Adams (Gitxsan)

$1,800.00

Human Pendant
Alvin Adkins (Haida)

$200.00

Eagle Woman Frog Bracelet
Jesse Brillon (Haida)

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...

$11,000.00

EE-ish-soo-ilth
Ron Hamilton (Nuu-chah-nulth)

1972Edition 12/120This print is only available framed.

1972Edition 12/120This print is only available framed.

$800.00

Euh Tinn
Ron Hamilton (Nuu-chah-nulth)

1972Edition 37/50This print is only available framed.

1972Edition 37/50This print is only available framed.

$800.00

Odyssey
Corey Moraes (Tsimshian)

Edition /55Available framed for $550 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.

Edition /55Available framed for $550 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.

$200.00

Haida Dog Salmon Skaagi
Bill Reid (Haida)

1974Edition /600This print is available framed. Please contact the gallery directly for details. ...

1974Edition /600This print is available framed. Please contact the gallery directly for details. Salmon is fundamental to all coastal peoples, and is a symbol of regeneration, health and life. Many myths tell of people taken to the undersea world of the Salmon and return with secret knowledge and powers. Salmon have always been viewed as the life force for Indigenous communities. Salmon is often represented by scales, small fins and striated tail fin.

$2,400.00

Thunder Mountain
Thomas Cannell (Salish)

Edition /115Available framed for $900 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.Thunderbird is the...

Edition /115Available framed for $900 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.Thunderbird is the illustrious ancestor and crest of many prominent human lineages. Large enough to hunt whales, the Thunderbird is a powerful being associated with power, change and the sky in myths throughout the Northwest Coast. Often depicted with a sharply hooked beak, horns and large ears and is sometimes represented as having teeth.Human heroes and human-like personifications of sun and wind are common in No...

$440.00

Wonder Child
Alvin Adkins (Haida)

Edition /200Available framed for $600 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.Human heroes and h...

Edition /200Available framed for $600 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.Human heroes and human-like personifications of sun and wind are common in Northwest Coast iconography. Human faces hidden in other crests reveal the transformative ability of all animals.

$200.00

Spirit Face
Preston Singletary (Tlingit)

Open Edition Cast Glass

Open Edition Cast Glass

$1,000.00

Eyes of the Mind
Robert Davidson (Haida)

Edition 9/12

Edition 9/12

$25,000.00

Salish Salmon Charmer
Luke Marston (Salish)

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

This piece is currently off-site. To arrange a viewing, please contact the gallery directly.This sculpture tells the story of an infamous Salish Salmon Charmer. The fisherman, although blind, knew of the most fruitful fishing spots. Salmon is fundamental to all coastal peoples, and is a symbol of regeneration and life.This piece was carved from old growth red cedar. The three salmon are carved from the same log as the charmer and the base. The removable rattle held in the figure’s left hand i...

$55,000.00

Tsimshian Warrior Mask
Simon Reece (Tsimshian)

$2,400.00

Portrait Mask
Joe David (Nuu-chah-nulth)

$6,000.00

Portrait Mask
Derald Scoular (Salish)

$2,400.00