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U014.3.106
Artist / Maker : Cook, Rande ; K'alapa
Title : Forever Flowing
Date (Execution) : 2005
Geographical Origin : 'Yalis (Alert Bay); British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Kwakwaka'wakw, 'Namgis, Ma'amtagila, Mamalilikala
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : First Nations formline of salmon. Three fish, connected tail to face, in black, green and red.
Accession # : U014.3.106
Width (cm) : 76.50
Height (cm) : 18.00
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift from the Collection of George and Christiane Smyth
Artist Statement : "'Forever Flowing' comes from the river where my father's family is from, Gwa'ni, at the Nimpkish river. It has been the strongest flowing salmon river since the beginning of time. 'Forever Flowing' is the cycle, year after year, as the salmon come and go. This is why the first salmon [ in the design ] is black, the second red and then black, just as they are in cycles. This is a tribute to the Nimpkish River." --Rande Cook