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Artist / Maker : Amos, Patrick
Title : Salmon
Date (Execution) : 2006
Geographical Origin : Nootka Island, British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Mowachaht, Nuu-chah-nulth
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : First Nations formline design of salmon; blue, red, green, and black tones.
Accession # : U014.3.59
Width (cm) : 33.25
Height (cm) : 25.50
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift from the Collection of George and Christiane Smyth
Artist Statement : Salmon are an important food source for the peoples of the Northwest coast. According to the Nuu-chah-nulth, salmon are people who live in a great magic, wooden house under the sea. There are many ceremonies surrounding the catching of salmon. (Statement provided by Pacific Editions)