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U990.14.865
Artist / Maker : Sebastian, Robert E.; Gwin-Jakwsxw
Title : The Dawn - Canada Goose
Date (Execution) : 1988
Geographical Origin : Gitanmaax (Hazelton); British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Gitxsan, Wet'suwet'en
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : A goose takes flight from water.
Accession # : U990.14.865
Width (cm) : 38.00
Height (cm) : 55.50
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Grant, Purchased from the Collection of Vincent Rickard
Artist Statement : "The Canadian Goose in the dawn of the day flaps his wings as if to stretch. In the body of the goose is the Chief, and in the wing is the Chief's first wife. This design shows the birth of a new boy born of the Goose Clan, which is the mother's clan. He wears the crest - The Stretching Gander at Dawn - for life." - Robert Sebastian