Salish

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SOS: Save Our Salmon Paddle
Gerry Sheena (Salish)

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.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.

$2,600.00

Eternal Connection Paddle
Gerry Sheena (Salish)

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.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.Salmon is fundamental to all c...

$2,600.00

Divine Momentum
Margaret August (Salish)

Edition /130Available framed for $550 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly."Divine Momentum i...

Edition /130Available framed for $550 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly."Divine Momentum is inspired by a stone spindle whorl artifact. Spindle whorls were traditionally used for spinning fibres for the sole purpose of making textiles. This contemporary design symbolizes the revival of ancient Coast Salish practices and the continuation of our cultures." - Margaret August

$175.00

Weavers and Wool
Dylan Thomas (Salish)

Edition /140Available Framed for $600 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly."This print, title...

Edition /140Available Framed for $600 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly."This print, titled Weavers and Wool, depicts two Salish Wool Dogs, and is an homage to the role weavers and dog breeders played in shaping Coast Salish culture. The Salish Wool Dog was the only breed of dog in pre-contact North America that was created and maintained through the practice of animal husbandry.Through selective breeding, the coast Salish people maintained a large population of small dogs with thick w...

$200.00

Migration
Dylan Thomas (Salish)

AP Edition /10 Available framed for $650 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly. "On the North...

AP Edition /10 Available framed for $650 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly. "On the Northwest coast, eagles, thunderbirds, and ravens were the birds of choice in traditional indigenous art – but as the art has evolved into its contemporary form, the hummingbird has joined the major motifs in the Coast’s artistic lexicon. I am not surprised that the hummingbird has gained significance; their iridescent feathers and sleek body shape give them a majesty and extravagance that is only matc...

$255.00

Connecting Generations
Kelly Cannell (Salish)

Edition /65Available framed for $600 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.

Edition /65Available framed for $600 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.

$280.00

Harmony
Kelly Cannell (Salish)

Edition /70Available framed for $900 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.Throughout the Nor...

Edition /70Available framed for $900 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.Throughout the Northwest Coast, frogs are closely associated with the power of transformation and are the primary spirit helpers of shamans. For this reason, frogs can often be seen emerging from the ears or mouths of creatures that have both human and animal elements. In Northwest Coast mythology the divisions between humans and animals is not clearly defined. Ancestral stories often speak of supernatural beings a...

$440.00

Killer Whale and Thunderbird Bangle
Gilbert Pat (Salish)

"The first whale came into being when they were carved in wood by Raven and then magically infuse...

"The first whale came into being when they were carved in wood by Raven and then magically infused with a life force. Killer Whale is a very important crest and mythic being among the coastal groups, and one of the most commonly depicted in the art. Killer Whales are widely accepted as clan ancestors, and are found in shamanic, story and crest art" (Shearar 2000: 62). - Understanding Northwest Coast Art: A Guide to Crests, Beings and Symbols“Thunderbird is the illustrious ancestor of many pro...

$120.00

Eagle Bracelet
Gilbert Pat (Salish)

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...

$120.00

Elapsed Time
Margaret August (Salish)

Edition /100Available framed for $600 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly."This design is ch...

Edition /100Available framed for $600 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly."This design is characterized by the Coast Salish Crows. The crow is a kin to raven. Therefore what applies to raven, also applies to crow. It is easily said the message of crow is better understood at the intuitive level. They are the guardians of the void of the Great Spirit, where there is no structure and constant change." - Margaret August

$200.00

Whirl Wind
Andrew (Enpaauk) Dexel (Salish)

Edition /88Available framed for $260 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.

Edition /88Available framed for $260 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.

$80.00

Passage
Kelly Cannell (Salish)

Edition /62Available framed for $800 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.Salmon is fundament...

Edition /62Available framed for $800 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.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.

$380.00

Reawakening
Maynard Johnny Jr. (Salish)

AP Edition /10Available framed for $2,000 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly. Killer Whales...

AP Edition /10Available framed for $2,000 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.Thunderbird is the illustrious ancestor and crest of many prominent huma...

$1,500.00

Overexposure
Susan Point (Salish)

1998Edition 4/28This print is only available framed.Bear is a dominant crest symbol. Bears are cl...

1998Edition 4/28This print is only available framed.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.

$1,000.00

Highest Level
Margaret August (Salish)

Edition /100Available framed for $550 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.Eagle is one of th...

Edition /100Available framed for $550 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.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 gia...

$150.00

Coming Home
Margaret August (Salish)

Edition /100Available framed for $550 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.In “Coming Home” t...

Edition /100Available framed for $550 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.In “Coming Home” there are four moon faces, each in a different quadrant. To Margaret August, moons are symbolic of the female energies and the matrimonial lineage. The moon connects her spiritually to her heritage. Margaret says, "this image translates the grandmother's guidance to yourself and to your homelands."

$150.00

Turning Point
Kelly Cannell (Salish)

Edition AP 1/1Salmon is fundamental to all coastal peoples, and is a symbol of regeneration, hea...

Edition AP 1/1Salmon 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.

$13,000.00

Discoveries
Susan Point (Salish)

Edition /130Available framed for $4,000 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.

Edition /130Available framed for $4,000 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.

$3,000.00

Moon Panel
Brent Sparrow (Salish)

Edition AP 1/1Moon is associated with peace and transformation and is also widely regarded as a p...

Edition AP 1/1Moon is associated with peace and transformation and is also widely regarded as a protector and guardian spirit. In some stories, the Moon originated as a chip of the Sun, which Raven broke into pieces.

$11,000.00

Wolf Pendant
Gilbert Pat (Salish)

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.

$60.00

Moon Pendant
Gilbert Pat (Salish)

Moon is associated with peace and transformation and is also widely regarded as a protector and g...

Moon is associated with peace and transformation and is also widely regarded as a protector and guardian spirit. In some stories the Moon originated as chip of the Sun, which Raven broke into pieces. Moon is often depicted with humanoid features and can be distinguished from the Sun by a labret in its bottom lip indicating female nobility.

$60.00

Sun Pendant
Gilbert Pat (Salish)

Sun is generally a symbol of life and creative power. Usually male, Sun is often depicted as a po...

Sun is generally a symbol of life and creative power. Usually male, Sun is often depicted as a powerful supernatural chief. Sun is usually depicted with a rounded humanlike face surrounded by long rays, sometimes shells or copper is used to emphasize brightness.

$70.00

Thunderbird Pendant
Gilbert Pat (Salish)

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

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.

$70.00

Eagle Pendant
Gilbert Pat (Salish)

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...

$60.00