Turquoise Eagle Moon Purse and WristletMaynard Johnny Jr. (Coast Salish & Kwakwaka'wakw)
"Eagle is one of the most important being sin the art and [oral histories]. It is respected for its intelligence and power, as well as for its extraordinary vision in both the literal and figurative senses...[whereas] Moon controls the tides and illuminates the dark night...[and] is... associated with transformation" (Shearar 2000:). - Understanding Northwest Coast Art: A Guide to Crests, Beings and Symbols
Dimensions: 21 1/2" x 19" x 6 1/2"
Location: Satellite Shop at SFU Vancouver Bookstore (Harbour Centre)