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U977.12.1
Artist / Maker : Hunt, Henry ; Hunt, Tony Sr.
Title : Totem pole (Replica of an original at Gitlaxt’aamiks) Eagle on the Decayed Pole
Date (Execution) : 1963
Geographical Origin : Nisga'a, Nass River, British Columbia
Cultural Group : Kwagu'ł, Kwakwaka'wakw
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Paint; red cedar
Support / Technique : carved; painted
Object Type : replicas; totem poles; carvings (visual works)
Visual Description : The crests from top to bottom are a pair of small eagles on top, known as Eagle-on-the-decayed-pole; Eagle head; Ghost-of-the-otter; Person called Luu-siskeexsim ; white marten crest of household; several half black bodies; eagle person. See info about the Nisga'a "Eagle on the Decayed" totem pole at http://www.gingolx.ca/nisgaaculture/ancient_villages/gitlaxtaamiks/totempoles/23.xastiyee.html.
Accession # : U977.12.1
Width (cm) : 0.00
Height (cm) : 1531.60
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Transferred from the Royal B.C. Museum
Artist Statement :