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Split 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...

$200.00

Killer Whale Bracelet
Gilbert Pat (Salish)

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.

$200.00

Split Bear Bangle
Gilbert Pat (Salish)

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.

$240.00

Raven Ring
Dylan Thomas (Salish)

Rings are available to order in various sizes. Please contact the gallery directly.Raven is centr...

Rings are available to order in various sizes. Please contact the gallery directly.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.

$150.00

Hummingbird Ring
Gilbert Pat (Salish)

Rings are available to order in various sizes. Please contact the gallery directly.Hummingbirds a...

Rings are available to order in various sizes. Please contact the gallery directly.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.

$50.00

Crescent Moon Portrait Mask
George Pennier (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.

$2,200.00

Wolf Ring
Joe Jack (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.

$2,600.00

Flow of Life Panel
Margaret August (Salish)

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.

$1,200.00

Salish Elements
Maynard Johnny Jr. (Salish)

$3,200.00

Supernatural
Dylan Thomas (Salish)

Edition /72Available framed for $500 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.Thunderbird is the ...

Edition /72Available framed for $500 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.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.

$150.00

Eagles and Salmon
Kelly Cannell (Salish)

Edition /112Available framed for $750 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.Eagle is one of th...

Edition /112Available framed for $750 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. Salmon is fundamental to all coastal peoples and is a symbol of regeneration, health and life. Many myths tell of people taken to the underse...

$300.00

White Wolf's New Moon
Maynard Johnny Jr. (Salish)

Edition /120Available framed for $600 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.The Wolf is respec...

Edition /120Available framed for $600 CAD. Please contact the gallery directly.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.

$250.00