Pacific Northwest Native Art - Paddles

Artist: Troy Roberts
Tribal affiliation: Kwakiutl

Description here:

Raven:  Full of magical, supernatural power, Raven could turn himself into anything at any time.  This paddle is carved from yellow cedar.

Kolus:  The younger brother of Thunderbird, has a lot to prove.  He has been known to help humans raise their heavy big-house beams into position.  This paddle is carved from yellow cedar.

Frog:  The Haida are said to have carved a frog on a house pole to prevent it from falling over.  This paddle is carved from red cedar.



Carved from red and yellow cedar with acrylic paint and varathane - all Canadian products -


Raven/yellow cedar; Kolus/yellow cedar; Frog/red cedar

Measurements of finished piece;
Length - 62 " I Blade Width - 8" I Thickness 1 1/2"