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U014.3.150
Artist / Maker : Dick, Francis
Title : Robin
Date (Execution) : 2002
Geographical Origin : Gwayi (Kingcome Inlet); British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Dzawada̱ʼenux̱w (Tsawataineuk), Kwakwaka'wakw
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : First Nations formline design of a robin.
Accession # : U014.3.150
Width (cm) : 38.00
Height (cm) : 39.50
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift from the Collection of George and Christiane Smyth
Artist Statement : "Kawadelekala (the first wolf of Kingcome Inlet) was watching a robin in the early spring. As it was searching for its food it would sing "Dzawadzali,' 'Dzawadzali,' in the valley which is now Kingcome Inlet. From the song of the Robin came the name of the people of the Valley; we are known as the 'Dzawadaenuxw people.' Also, for myself, the Robin painting represents a new beginning, a new time and a new place in my life." --Francis Dick