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U014.3.299
Artist / Maker : Hunt, Eugene
Title : Guardian
Date (Execution) : 2000
Geographical Origin : Tsaxis (Fort Rupert); British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Kwakwaka'wakw
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : Paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : Circular composition with beige background of a teal, red and black bird on a black and red canoe.
Accession # : U014.3.299
Width (cm) : 48.00
Height (cm) : 51.00
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift from the Collection of George and Christiane Smyth
Artist Statement : "Dr. Billy (Mom's Dad) was the last Shaman at Friendly Cove (U'kwat). He was also a Hereditary Chief and owned the Thunderbird Dance. He came from a people of great whale hunters. The canoe represents our U'kwat Heritage. The Thunderbird represents our Great Grandfather." - Eugene Hunt