Type after the old, embroidered porcupine quill. The painted design represents a beaver holding in the mouth the tinah, or symbol of wealth. The two small profiles together represent the spirit of the raven, a crest object of the clan.
Wanamaker Expedtion to the Northwest Coast, Louis Shotridge Collector
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Raven's Journey: The World of Alaska's Native People ( Nov 1986 - Feb 2010)
[Book] Kaplan, Susan A. & Barsness, Kristin J. 1986. Raven's Journey. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 170 / fig. 175
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