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U990.14.156
Artist / Maker : Hunt, Richard ; Gwe-la-yo-gwe-la-gya
Title : Going Home
Date (Execution) : 1986
Geographical Origin : Fort Rupert, British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Kwakwaka'wakw
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : Paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : Large landscape print of mountains, a sun setting, two big houses with totem poles, and a river. A human figure is sitting under a tree, and a raven sits in the branches. An eagle catching salmon in the bottom right corner
Accession # : U990.14.156
Width (cm) : 64.50
Height (cm) : 49.60
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Grant, Purchased from the Collection of Vincent Rickard
Artist Statement : "There's a little river in Fort Rupert where the salmon used to go once a year. We always waited to see them come home because it meant food for all. Even the eagles would join in, while the raven would scrounge around for whatever he could get. The best time to see them was at dusk. I did this print just to try something different." R.Hunt