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Artist / Maker : Wilson, Joseph M.; Sxwaset
Title : Land
Date (Execution) : 2007
Geographical Origin : Duncan, British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Coast Salish, Cowichan
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  :
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : Black circular composition with red and blue image of an eagle holding a fish in its talons. A red face in the centre of the circle.
Accession # : U014.3.325
Width (cm) : 35.25
Height (cm) : 28.00
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift from the Collection of George and Christiane Smyth
Artist Statement : "This series was designed as a portrayal of the universal elements in symbolic form, translated into Coast Salish design particular to the Coast Salish Territory. Each piece was created specifically to represent the most common example of that element in Coast Salish lands. 'Fire' is depicted as the legendary creature, Thunderbird. 'Land' is depicted in the pairing of the Eagle and the Salmon."