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U014.3.537
Artist / Maker : Sebastian, Robert E.; Gwin-Jakwsxw
Title : The Owl's Roost
Date (Execution) : 1992
Geographical Origin : Gitanmaax (Hazelton); British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Gitxsan, Wet'suwet'en
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : Image of a large owl in gray and light blue with wings stretched above it's body standing on a black and brown roost. Black brown and yellow sky is visible behind the owl.
Accession # : U014.3.537
Width (cm) : 38.50
Height (cm) : 46.00
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift from the Collection of George and Christiane Smyth
Artist Statement : "Owls have certain roosts from where they protect their hunting grounds and spot prey. These roosts rarely change, if ever. These spots never change from generation to generation, therefore Native hunters also use these as ground markers in their quest for food." - Robert Sebastian