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Artist / Maker : Wasden, William HiƂamas Edward Jr. (Wak'analagalis)
Title : Blackfish
Date (Execution) : 1996
Geographical Origin : 'Yalis (Alert Bay); British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : 'Namgis, Kwakwaka'wakw
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : First Nations formline design of whale in profile facing left in colours red, green and black.
Accession # : U014.3.665
Width (cm) : 44.00
Height (cm) : 25.50
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift from the Collection of George and Christiane Smyth
Artist Statement : "This is a traditional design from Village Island. The frog in the tail represents the spirit of the sea, and the strait fin indicates that it is a male." Vincent Rickard.