Eagle PendantJoe Wilson (Kwakwaka'wakaw)
"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 spirits are associated with lofty ideals and the pursuit of freedom. Eagle is revered as a powerful hunter (Shearar 2000: 44). – Understanding Northwest Coast Art: A Guide to Crests, Beings and Symbols
Medium: Hand-carved oxidized sterling silver
Dimensions: 1" x 1½"
Location: Satellite Shop at SFU Vancouver Bookstore (Harbour Centre)