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U014.3.387
Artist / Maker : Joe, Edward
Title : "tuqw tuqw" Red Snapper
Date (Execution) : 2001
Geographical Origin : Vancouver Island; British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Cowichan, Coast Salish
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : Paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : Red, black and white fish (red snapper) facing left.
Accession # : U014.3.387
Width (cm) : 51.00
Height (cm) : 33.00
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift from the Collection of George and Christiane Smyth
Artist Statement : "The Red Snapper can only be caught in deep, deep waters. Their brilliant red colour resembles that of a life giver. Once caught, they sacrifice their lives so the people can live longer. The name Tuqw Tuqw is given to this fish because this is the sound it makes."