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U014.3.11
Artist / Maker : Alfred, Eugene
Title : Raven
Date (Execution) : 2002
Geographical Origin : Yukon Territory; British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Northern Tutchone, Selkirk, Tlingit
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : Red circle with white and black details that portray wings, eyes and beaks.
Accession # : U014.3.11
Width (cm) : 38.00
Height (cm) : 42.00
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift from the Collection of George and Christiane Smyth
Artist Statement : "This design shows us the Raven from the legend of Raven Stealing the Sun. Before the Raven could release the sun from its containment in a chief's bentwood box he had to first transform into the shape of a boy. The boy is shown within the body of the Raven. The Raven holds the sun in his beak after successfully capturing his prize. The form-line colour is red, which is the colour of life. The design is round as is the sun. It represents the transition of giving life and light." - as related by Eugene Alfred