John Lancaster

John Lancaster is from the Kwakwaka'wakw Nation and was born in Alert Bay, British Columbia, Canada. He has been carving since 1986. John comes from a large family of jewelry carvers and currently resides in Victoria, BC.



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Eagle Bracelet
John Lancaster (Kwakwaka'wakw)

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...

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