BEAR & salmon

One of the most prevalent figures in the crest, as well as in KwakwakaÔÇśwakw mythology; the bear is considered to be a close relation of human kind due to its human-like behaviours. The Bear is a link between the human and the non-human realms as well as the natural and supernatural worlds. The Bear symbolises power, protection and strength.

2016

28" tall, hand painted and carved from western red cedar with bear fur.