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U990.14.837
Artist / Maker : Sebastian, Robert E.; Gwin-Jakwsxw
Title : A Friendly Spirit - Hummingbird
Date (Execution) : 1985
Geographical Origin : Gitanmaax (Hazelton); British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Gitxsan, Wet'suwet'en
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : Blue and red hummingbird in flight in search of nectar from two red flowers.
Accession # : U990.14.837
Width (cm) : 38.00
Height (cm) : 56.00
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Grant, Purchased from the Collection of Vincent Rickard
Artist Statement : "Long ago one of the signals for good luck and good weather to come was the sight of a Hummingbird. When hunters prepared for a hunt, they sang Indian songs that would ask the Hummingbird to appear to inspire a successful hunt and healthy game." - Robert Sebastian