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U990.14.827
Artist / Maker : Sebastian, Robert E.; Gwin-Jakwsxw
Title : Evening Reflection - Deer
Date (Execution) : n.d.
Geographical Origin : Gitanmaax (Hazelton); British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Gitxsan, Wet'suwet'en
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : First Nations formline design of two deer in body of water with red sun above and reflection in water.
Accession # : U990.14.827
Width (cm) : 52.00
Height (cm) : 38.00
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Grant, Purchased from the Collection of Vincent Rickard
Artist Statement : "A young hunter was hunting deer on a Meadow south of Smithers in Northern British Columbia. This was long before any white man came to the area. He came upon two deer - a male and a female. The buck dated for safety, leaving the doe within shooting range. Before the young hunter could shoot, a small voice from nowhere said "Don't shoot me." The young hunter went home empty handed and told the wise men about the voice. They complimented the hunter, telling him the doe was probably with fawn and it was a good sign. He would probably be successful in the next hunt, they said. Those days it was a common occurrence and it didn't surprise the hunter if this happened." - Robert Sebastian