In Pacific North Western culture the bear symbolizes strength, learned humility, motherhood teaching, welcome and friendship. Warriors consider the bear a sign of fierceness. The Kwakiutl people consider the bear to as an elder, from which they are decendants. It's power, and human-like traits, led to the belief that it understands human speech. View plaque.
The wolf represents intelligence, leadership and a strong sense of family (due to their strong pack instincts). Revered for his sense of smell, sharp eyesight, powerful legs, knowledge and cunning - Kwakiutl hunters would adopt the wolf as their spiritual guide during hunting trips. View plaque.
Bumble bees represent the qualities of honesty, pure thinking, willingness and drive in Northwest Coastal cultures. View mask.