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Artist / Maker : Jackson, Robert B.; Nagwa
Title : Grizzly Bear with Sun Collar
Date (Execution) : c. 1980
Geographical Origin :
Cultural Group : Gitxsan
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : graphite
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : design drawings
Visual Description : First Nations preliminary sketch of a grizzly bear. Depicts a pole in the Village of Kispiox on the Skeena River. In addition to Sun Bear there are ancestors and references to whale in the legs of the bear. Several important Tsimshian/Gitxan legends are incorporated into this pole and drawing. Colour notations for the printing of serigraphs are given on the front and reverse of the drawing.
Accession # : U011.81.9
Width (cm) : 48.00
Height (cm) : 61.00
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Vincent Rickard
Artist Statement :