Killer Whale Breaching PanelHarvey John (Nuu-chah-nulth)
“Killer Whale is an important crest and mythic being among many groups, and one of the most commonly depicted in the art. Killer Whales, widely recognized as clan ancestors, are found in shamanic, story and crest art. In stories these majestic creatures are associated with strength, dignity, prosperity and longevity." (Shearar 2000: 62-63). - Understanding Northwest Coast Art: A Guide to Crest, Beings and Symbols
Medium: Yellow Cedar, Acrylic & Abalone
Dimensions: 9 3/4" x 3/4"
Location: Satellite Shop at SFU Vancouver Bookstore (Harbour Centre)