Canadian Native Indian Art - Killer Whale / Sun Valence

Artist: Troy Roberts
Tribal affiliation: Kwakiutl

This valence was a special order - the carving is raised 1/2 " off the board.

Killer Whale is the guardian of the sea and the symbol of longevity.  Sun is the source of power, including creative power.  It is the Earth's healing energy, connected to Earth by Sun's long rays..

- carved from red cedar with acrylic paint
Length - 6'
Width - 1 1/2 " Depth - 12 "