Nuu-chah-nulth

Bear Paddle
Moy Sutherland (Nuu-chah-nulth)

Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are closely related to humans especially when standing on ...

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.

$4,000.00

Eagles Panel
Art Thompson (Nuu-chah-nulth)

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...

$75,000.00

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

Kwaat Yaht Mask
Russell Tate (Nuu-chah-nulth)

The Kwaat Yaht is a magical being from the stories of the Toquaht Nation. It's been said that he ...

The Kwaat Yaht is a magical being from the stories of the Toquaht Nation. It's been said that he once transformed into a wolf to fool the people of the village. The wolves knew he was a human in disguise, though, They became angry and chased him from Toquaht to Long Beach. To slow the wolves down, Kwaat Yaht used his powers to create rivers to stand in their way. This is a story of how rivers came to be on the West Coast of Vancouver Island.

$1,400.00

Lunar Eclipse Cod Mask
Moy Sutherland (Nuu-chah-nulth)

This cod mask portrays the Nuu-chah-nulth lunar eclipse story. Legend has it there is a supernatu...

This cod mask portrays the Nuu-chah-nulth lunar eclipse story. Legend has it there is a supernatural codfish that lives in the skyworld and it swallows the moon and spits it back out, which creates the eclipse. The moon is shown in the tongue of the codfish.

$40,000.00

Octopus Mask
George David (Nuu-chah-nulth)

Octopus, also known as Devilfish, is a sea spirit helper known for its transformational abilities...

Octopus, also known as Devilfish, is a sea spirit helper known for its transformational abilities. It is a crest in the Tsimshian Eagle clan and symbolizes wealth in Kwakwaka’wakw mythology.

$3,500.00

Pooxsh Paddle
Moy Sutherland (Nuu-chah-nulth)

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.Pooxsh is a word in the Nuu-chah-nulth language that means the action of blowing out air very hard, like a whale coming up for air.

$5,500.00

Portrait Mask
Joe David (Nuu-chah-nulth)

$6,000.00

Raven Paddle
Moy Sutherland (Nuu-chah-nulth)

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

Paddle stands available for $300 CAD. Please allow 2 to 3 weeks for fabrication. Contact the gallery directly to order a stand.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.

$6,000.00

Tsikwatin (Eagle) Paddle
Moy Sutherland (Nuu-chah-nulth)

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.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 w...

$6,000.00

Wolf Headdress
Tim Paul (Nuu-chah-nulth)

Note: measurements do not include stand. With the stand, it is 29" H. The Wolf is respected for i...

Note: measurements do not include stand. With the stand, it is 29" H. 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.

$5,000.00