Nuu-chah-nulth

15 items

Wolf Pendant
Kelly Robinson (Nuu-chah-nulth)

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.

$450.00

Wolf Pendant
Kelly Robinson (Nuu-chah-nulth)

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.

$450.00

Killer Whale Bracelet
Kelly Robinson (Nuu-chah-nulth)

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.

$7,000.00

Eagle Earrings
Gerren Peters (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...

$200.00

Salish Hummingbird Earrings
Gerren Peters (Nuu-chah-nulth)

Hummingbirds are often described in stories as tiny rainbows. They symbolize love, beauty, wealth...

Hummingbirds are often described in stories as tiny rainbows. They symbolize love, beauty, wealth and prestige. Hummingbirds are known as a symbol of good luck to anyone who sees them. Hummingbird can be distinguished by a long pointed beak and is often shown alongside floral elements.

$170.00

Salish Salmon Earrings
Gerren Peters (Nuu-chah-nulth)

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.

$200.00

Northern Raven Mask
Tim Paul (Nuu-chah-nulth)

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.

$3,500.00

Thunderbird Paddle
Guy Louie (Nuu-chah-nulth)

Thunderbird is the illustrious ancestor and crest of many prominent lineages. Large enough to hun...

Thunderbird is the illustrious ancestor and crest of many prominent lineages. Large enough to hunt whales, the Thunderbird is a powerful being in traditions throughout the Northwest Coast. It is often depicted with a sharply hooked beak and large ears or horns.

$2,500.00

Sneezer Mask
Tom Patterson (Nuu-chah-nulth)

Articluated

Articluated

$3,000.00

Raven 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.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.

$7,000.00

Bear 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.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

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

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

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