Raven Woman MasketteWilfred Sampson (Gitxsan)
"Raven is one of the most important beings in Northwest Coast art and [oral histories], although the nature of [Raven's] role diminishes from north to south. To the Haida, Tlingit and Tsimshan[ic] [groups], Raven is the original organizer, Trickster [and] Transformer. Raven has the power to transform both himself and other beings" (Shearar 2000: 88). - Understanding Northwest Coast Art: A Guide to Crests, Beings and Symbols
Medium: Acrylic paint on hand-carved red cedar, cedar bark
Dimensions: 6 1/4" x 3 5/8" x 3 1/2"
Location: Bill Reid Gallery Shop