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Museum of Anthropology at UBC

during 1969
Object > Artwork
Related School
St. Michael's (BC)
Culture
Kwakwaka'wakw
Place Made
Alert Bay, British Columbia
Description
Cut-out pink cardboard profile image of a sea creature ? with pencil and/or pencil crayon drawn details. Creature faces to the left with a large head that has double crests on top. Series of u forms in a semi-circle above and to the right of the ovoid eye. Wolf-like teeth. Body curves in an extended c-shape with various ovoids, circles, and other shapes along its length. Cross hatched ovoid at the bottom centre.

From a collection of Northwest Coast inspired artwork produced by First Nations children at the Alert Bay Residential School during the 1968 to 1969 school year. The works were also part of an exhibition of student drawings, displayed at the Charles Sanderson Library in Toronto during 1970. They were also featured briefly by one of the local television stations.

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Repository Object Identifier
Nb3.1417
Display Measurements
overall: 24.0 cm x 41.8 cm x 0.2 cm
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