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Drawing
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, right facing, profile squatting figure in red and white on a light yellow-white card glued to a horizontally rectangular, black cardboard. Large head at the top with a crest. Small head on the back with a series of three ovoids to a fluked tail. Arms and legs end in twi digits. Design elements are outlined in red felt pen and some shapes (u forms, ovoids, etc) are filled in in red with some white outlining. Covered with clear plastic.

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 a local television station.

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Repository Object Identifier
Nb3.1436
Display Measurements
overall: 56.0 cm x 71.3 cm x 0.2 cm
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