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Killer Whale

This hand carved Killer Whale with abalone was carved by Snaw-naw-as Nation artist Brian Bob. The body contains the head of Salmon, illustrating how the salmon gives itself to Killer Whale as food, thus transforming, becoming Killer Whale. This 'Circular Way of Life' view inspires Brian, and he communicates it through his carvings.

Product code: BO-10j
Medium: Hand Carved Sugar Pine / Abalone Shell
Width: 11"
Depth: 1"
Height: 25 1/2"

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Bob, Brian

Bob, Brian

Brian Bob's Indian name is Qwuyutsapool, a Nuu-chah-nulth derived tradional name which translates in English to 'policer of the wolves'. Brian honours the heritage of both his mother and father in his work. His mother, Fran Touchie, is from the...

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