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U014.3.615
Artist / Maker : Young, Wayne
Title : Wolf Clan
Date (Execution) : 2005
Geographical Origin : British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Nisga'a, Haida
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : First Nations serigraph print of formline design of a wold from profile view in colours black and burgundy on white paper.
Accession # : U014.3.615
Width (cm) : 66.00
Height (cm) : 23.00
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift from the Collection of George and Christiane Smyth
Artist Statement : "The first person asked the spirit what do I have in the sea? Great spirit sent the Whale. Whale is the crest figure of the Wolf Clan. 'Lakebu' is the name of the Wolf Clan, my grandfather's clan." - Wayne Young. "This is the second in a series of Nisga'a clan figures. There are four major clan crests among the Nisga'a of the Nass River Valley. Each family in a Nisga'a village is a member of one of these clans. There are many stories associated with each clan. Half of this edition has been printed on white paper and half has been printed on beige paper." Statement provided by Vincent Rickard, Pacific Editions.