The eagle is one of the most important bird represented in First Nations art and mythology. It is considered sacred and wise, representing future good times and chieftainship. View Eagle and Salmon artwork also Eagle Mask
The salmon is symbolic of dependability and renewal, and is a symbol of fertility, bounty and good health. A revered source of life for Northwest Coast people, the salmon is depended on as their main food source. View Artwork.
Dzunukwa is considered a bringer of wealth, but is also greatly feared by children, because she is also known as an ogress who steals children and carries them home to eat. When the Dzunukwa mask called the ‘geekumhl’ is worn at a Potlatch ceremony, the event is deemed over. View Mask and also Rattle Carving.