Thunderbird PanelHarvery John (Nuu-chah-nulth)
"Thunderbird is the illustrious ancestor of many prominent human lineages and a proud, powerful and noble being in [oral histories] throughout the Northwest Coast. Thunderbird is a giant, supernatural bird, named for his habit of causing thunder...from the flap of his wings...He is large enough to hunt Killer Whale[.]" (Shearar 2000: 104). - Understanding Northwest Coast Art: A Guide to Crests, Beings and Symbols
Medium: Yellow Cedar, Acrylic & Abalone
Dimensions: 9 3/4" x 5/8"
Location: Satellite Shop at SFU Vancouver Bookstore (Harbour Centre)