Eagle Salad Servers
Eagle Salad Servers

Eagle Salad Servers

Andrew Williams (Haida)
Regular price CAD $65.00

"Eagle is one of the most important beings in the art and [oral histories]. It is respected for its intelligence and power, as well as its extraordinary vision, in both the literal and figurative senses. Eagle feathers and down are sacred: traditionally, shamans believed in their healing powers and used them in a variety of ceremonial and ritual contexts, such as honouring a respected guest. (Shearar 2000: 44). - Understanding Northwest Coast Art: A Guide to Crests, Beings and Symbols

Material: Chromium Plated Pewter

Dimensions: 11” x 2 1/2” x

Location: Satellite Shop at SFU Vancouver Bookstore (Harbour Centre)



Andrew William's crests include Raven, Shark, Killerwhale, Grizzly, and Raven-Finned Killerwhale. He is self-taught, and has been carving since 1995. In June of 1999, Andrew took a shaping course with Haida carver Gary Minaker-Russ through the First Peoples Cultural Foundation Grant. Andrew's influences are Haida artists Christian White and Terry Yeltazie for their inlay work, and Gary Minaker-Russ for his polishing technique and form. In 2009, Andy graduated from Vancouver's Northwest Coast Jewellery Arts program under established Kwakwaka'wakw/Haida artist Dan Wallace.