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Bear By D'arcy Joseph

Bear, D'arcy Joseph, Squamish Nation

20" x 8"

Bear (Chet-Woot).
Symbol of great strength, authority and mobility, and is an important family crest. Because of it's power and human-like qualities, the bear was referred to by West Coast people as Elder Kinsmen. When killed, it was taken to the chief's house, sprinkled with Eagle Down (a symbol of welcome and friendship) and generally treated as a high ranking guest.

$66.00

Bear By Fred Baker

Bear, hand-carved by a Squamish Nation member, Fred Baker.

Bear (Chet-Woot).
Symbol of great strength, authority and mobility, and is an important family crest. Because of it's power and human-like qualities, the bear was referred to by West Coast people as Elder Kinsmen. When killed, it was taken to the chief's house, sprinkled with Eagle Down (a symbol of welcome and friendship) and generally treated as a high ranking guest.

$165.00

Eagle by D'arcy Joseph

Eagle, D'arcy Joseph, Squamish Nation 

Eagle (Chak-chak). Symbol of great wisdom, authority and power, one of the principal crests of the Haida, Tsimsyan and Kwakuitl tribes. Many myths and legends surround the Eagle. Eagle down, a symbol of peace and friendship, was, and still is, sprinkled before guests in welcome dances and other ceremonial occasions. Eagle feathers were used in rituals and worn on masks and headdresses.

$88.00

Hand carved talking sticks made by Jim Yelton

12" x 5"

Jim Yelton is a Squamish Nation member and is a talented artist and well-known for is talking sticks.

The Chiefs of each tribe or the heads of social groups, each carved their crests, family tree and legends of their Aboriginal territories. This Talking Stick "-tih-CHANT" symbolizes their privilege and authority at all Potlatches. 

$88.00

Hummingbird by Chris Joseph

Hummingbird, Chris Joseph, Squamish Nation

Hummingbird - 
A symbol of healing, joy, love, luck and a joyful messenger.

$110.00

Salmon By Fred Baker

Salmon, Fred Baker, Squamish Nation

19.5" x 6"

Salmon (Walalee).
Symbol of abundance and prosperity, the salmon was the chief sustenance for the West Coast.

$176.00

Whale by Fred Baker

Whale, Fred Baker, Squamish Nation

20" x 11"

Whale (Eh-halie).
Often depicted as a symbol of great strength and bravery, but was sometimes feared, as the Aboriginals believed the whale would capsize their canoes.

$220.00

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