Thunderdbird, Limited Edition Print

Thunderdbird, Limited Edition Print

lessLIE (Coast Salish - Cowichan)
Regular price CAD $250.00

"This Coast Salish spindle whorl design depicts a Thunderbird with the spindle hole simultaneously symbolizing the wHEELS (God gave us feet for a reason) of Western culture. the spindle whorl from Coast Salish cultures the medicine wheel from First Nations cultures the ancient wooden wheel from Mesopotamian culture the sacRED appreciation of the circle of First Nations cultures the secular, tech-NO-LOGICAL appreciation of the circle invented as wheels of Western culture the worlds a circle the worlds a wheel with beasts of burden fossil fuels primitive pollution." - lessLIE

“Thunderbird is a giant supernatural bird named for his habit of causing thunder and lightning. Beneath his wings he carries lighting snakes, which are his weapons. Thunder rolls from the flap of his wings and lighting flashes when he blinks his great eyes or throws the lightning snakes" (Shearar 2000: 104-105). - Understanding Northwest Coast Art: A Guide to Crests, Beings and Symbols

Serigraph, Edition of 100

2008

Unframed

19"w x 19"h (48cm x 48cm)