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Artist / Maker : Johnny, Maynard Jr.
Title : Thunderbird, Whale Canoe
Date (Execution) : 2007
Geographical Origin : Vancouver Island; British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Penelakut, Coast Salish, Kwakwaka'wakw
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : Narrow horizontal composition of canoe with orange bird and black killer whale on the side of it.
Accession # : U014.3.408
Width (cm) : 55.50
Height (cm) : 15.00
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift from the Collection of George and Christiane Smyth
Artist Statement : "The canoe was used as a main source of transportation for West Coast Tribes before European contact. Now it is used for the gathering of all the West Coast Tribes in a Tribal Journey that spans the West Coast from Haida Gwaii to Neah Bay."