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U990.14.695
Artist / Maker : Greene, Stan
Title : Journey To The Other World
Date (Execution) : 1986
Geographical Origin : British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Coast Salish, Semiahmoo
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : First Nations print in formline design of a bird-shaped canoe with two men seated in the centre. The central image is in the colours teal blue and red against a black background.
Accession # : U990.14.695
Width (cm) : 55.00
Height (cm) : 46.00
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Grant, Purchased from the Collection of Vincent Rickard
Artist Statement : "The people of the coast believed very strongly in the spirit. A great part of their lifestyle was based on spiritual quest and spiritual guidance. The Shaman was a gifted person with a certain knowledge linking the world we live in with the otherworld (land of the deceased). Here the picture shows a Shaman and a passenger on the back of a rattle, journeying to the other world." -S.G.