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During potlatches of the Kwakwaka'wakw First Nation, a large Thunderbird rattle is used by attendants, during the red cedar bark parts of the dance. Thunderbird, a mythical creature, is carved in deep relief and hand painted by Kwakwaka'wakw Nation master carver and artist Cecil Dawson.
Medium: Yellow Cedar / Acrylic Paint
Length: 10 1/2"
Width: 4 1/2"