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U014.3.552
Artist / Maker : Sebastian, Robert E.; Gwin-Jakwsxw
Title : Wolf Dancer
Date (Execution) : 2001
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 : Black and grey design of a human/wolf figure standing at centre with two large grey wolves sitting face to face in the background.
Accession # : U014.3.552
Width (cm) : 56.00
Height (cm) : 38.00
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift from the Collection of George and Christiane Smyth
Artist Statement : "A Chief who had made the mistake of throwing a bowl of soup that he did not like on the floor had to apologize to his family. He went to the mountains to meditate. A wolf happened by and sang him a song. He then created a dance for the makers of the soup, the people who had harvested the ingredients and the witnesses. He was never to spill soup again." - Robert Sebastian