Kwakwaka'wakw

87 items

Wolf Ring
David Neel (Kwakwaka'wakw)

The Wolf is respected for its strength, agility, intelligence, and capacity for devotion. Wolf is...

The Wolf is respected for its strength, agility, intelligence, and capacity for devotion. Wolf is sometimes an agent of transformation and is a popular figure in crest, story, and shamanic art. Wolf is usually portrayed with a long snout, bushy tail, and prominent paws.

$700.00

Eagle Panel
Tom Hunt Jr. (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...

$11,000.00

Kwa-Kiulth Whales
Dwayne Simeon (Kwakwaka'wakw)

Available framed for $1100 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.Killer Whales are widely cons...

Available framed for $1100 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.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

Broken Promises
David Neel (Kwakwaka'wakw)

Edition 74/75Available framed for $700 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.This print is a t...

Edition 74/75Available framed for $700 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.This print is a tribute to those who supported the Standing Rock Souix in their struggle against the Dakota Access Pipeline. The central photograph in the print is Chief Red Cloud, who fought against the US military starting in 1866 in what was known as “Red Cloud’s War.”

$300.00

Raven Dance Prop
Richard Sumner (Kwakwaka'wakw)

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.

$2,600.00

Dzonokwa Moon Mask
Stan Hunt (Kwakwaka'wakw)

Edition 1/12

Edition 1/12

$11,000.00

Killer Whale Soapberry Spoon
Nalaga (Avis O'Brien) (Kwakwaka'wakw)

Killer Whales are widely considered clan ancestors. Living in human form in undersea villages, ki...

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.

$1,500.00

Salmon on Driftwood
Rod Smith (Kwakwaka'wakw)

Measurements do not include the base.Salmon is fundamental to all coastal peoples, and is a symbo...

Measurements do not include the base.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.

$750.00

Spy Hop Killer Whale Sculpture
Rod Smith (Kwakwaka'wakw)

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

These works are hand-painted and design 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.The term 'Spy Hop' refers to the action when Killer Whales bob near the surface of the water, 'spy...

$1,320.00

Seal Head
Rod Smith (Kwakwaka'wakw)

These works are hand-painted and design features may vary.

These works are hand-painted and design features may vary.

$600.00

Seal Head
Rod Smith (Kwakwaka'wakw)

These works are hand-painted and design features may vary.

These works are hand-painted and design features may vary.

$600.00

Seal Head
Rod Smith (Kwakwaka'wakw)

These works are hand-painted and design features may vary.

These works are hand-painted and design features may vary.

$600.00