Thunderbird Dancer Chest Painted by Gyauustees (Nuchahnulth).

Thunderbird Chest measures 18"by 13" by 12", and is painted on all 4 sides and on the top.

C$1,200.00 CAD
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Thunderbird, Thunderbird Dancer, Blue Whale, Lightning Snake, and Sea Serpent.  The figures represent chiefs of the whalehunting clans.  Lightning brings the thunder blessings to the chiefs.  The seaserpent is the canoes which carry the spirit of the wolf and the eagle.  The spirits of the harpoon and paddle are instruments that bring the prosperity and abundance of the whale.  The foundation of the society is whalehunting.  The spirits of the thunderbird and wolf have to work together with the disciplines received from creation through vision quest to accomplish a succesful hunt.

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