• Owl Protecting the Animals Bowl

    Patrick Leach

    $300.00 CAD

    Porcelain, Engraved with Interior Glaze

    This pictograph is one directly borrowed from the Stein Valley Nlaka’pamux Heritage Park, near Lillooet. Several ancient pictographs dot the river valley and this one is particular is a direct replica of a pictograph found on the banks of the Stein River. The outstretched wings of the owl protectively cover the deer, perhaps meant to represent all fauna, flanking either side of it.

  • Basket Weave Bowl

    Patrick Leach

    $180.00 CAD

    Porcelain, Engraved with Interior Glaze

    The St’át’imc of the Interior Salish Nation were renowned for their basketry. Coiled baskets were crafted from peeled and split Red Cedar roots. These baskets were sewn so tightly that they could hold water, and with the addition of water to the absorbent material, the roots would expand and create an even stronger seal. Most Salish baskets were decorated in complex geometric designs and it is these motifs that Leach replicates on his ceramics.

  • Owl Protecting the Animals Bowl

    Patrick Leach

    $80.00 CAD

    Porcelain, Engraved with Interior Glaze

    This pictograph is one directly borrowed from the Stein Valley Nlaka’pamux Heritage Park, near Lillooet. Several ancient pictographs dot the river valley and this one is particular is a direct replica of a pictograph found on the banks of the Stein River. The outstretched wings of the owl protectively cover the deer, perhaps meant to represent all fauna, flanking either side of it.

  • Basket Weave Plate

    Patrick Leach

    $60.00 CAD

    Porcelain, Engraved with Interior Glaze

    The St’át’imc of the Interior Salish Nation were renowned for their basketry. Coiled baskets were crafted from peeled and split Red Cedar roots. These baskets were sewn so tightly that they could hold water, and with the addition of water to the absorbent material, the roots would expand and create an even stronger seal. Most Salish baskets were decorated in complex geometric designs and it is these motifs that Leach replicates on his ceramics.

  • Bear Paw & Mountains Bowl

    Patrick Leach

    $100.00 CAD

    Porcelain, Engraved with Interior Glaze

    Patrick was raised in the community of T’ít’q’et, near Lillooet, BC in St’át’imc Nation Territory. The depiction of mountains is an homage to Lillooet and Leach’s upbringing. Leach often depicts dual mountains with birds flying above the peaks.

    The bear paw, and likewise the bear itself, is meant represent strength and power. Bears were noted and revered for their human-like qualities such as the ability to stand on their hind legs and the fierce bond between mother and child or cub. This depiction shows the pad, knuckles, and claws of denoting a paw print.

  • River & Salmon Vase

    Patrick Leach

    $80.00 CAD

    Porcelain, Engraved with Interior Glaze

    The Fraser River flows up the valley near Lillooet and was a primary source of sustenance for the St’át’imc people, as several salmon runs ventured up the river annually. Leach frequently depicts the representation of the river, two parallel wavy lines, in conjunction with either the salmon or dip net pictographs.

    The St’át’imc have some of the best salmon fishing and wind drying areas in the Fraser Canyon area . Salmon runs are frequent in the Fraser River, with spring salmon running in April and again in late summer as well as a string of sockeye salmon runs starting in June. Patrick emphasizes the importance of salmon to the St’át’imc people.

  • Basket Weave Bowl

    Patrick Leach

    $60.00 CAD

    Porcelain, Engraved with Interior Glaze

    The St’át’imc of the Interior Salish Nation were renowned for their basketry. Coiled baskets were crafted from peeled and split Red Cedar roots. These baskets were sewn so tightly that they could hold water, and with the addition of water to the absorbent material, the roots would expand and create an even stronger seal. Most Salish baskets were decorated in complex geometric designs and it is these motifs that Leach replicates on his ceramics.

  • Eagle, Sun, Moon & Stars Bowl

    Patrick Leach

    $100.00 CAD

    Porcelain, Engraved with Interior Glaze

    Eagle is often viewed as a symbol of leadership, peace, friendship, and intelligence. The pictograph depicts a linear eagle, with feathers adorning its outstretched wings and talons on both feet.

    Patrick displays these symbols concurrently, and says that they are used to represent day and night. These depictions refer to the timelessness and endurance of both his art and the art of his Nation collectively.

  • River & Salmon Vase

    Patrick Leach

    $80.00 CAD

    Porcelain, Engraved with Interior Glaze

    The Fraser River flows up the valley near Lillooet and was a primary source of sustenance for the St’át’imc people, as several salmon runs ventured up the river annually. Leach frequently depicts the representation of the river, two parallel wavy lines, in conjunction with either the salmon or dip net pictographs.

    The St’át’imc have some of the best salmon fishing and wind drying areas in the Fraser Canyon area . Salmon runs are frequent in the Fraser River, with spring salmon running in April and again in late summer as well as a string of sockeye salmon runs starting in June. Patrick emphasizes the importance of salmon to the St’át’imc people.

  • Fishing Scene Bowl

    Patrick Leach

    $125.00 CAD

    Porcelain, Engraved with Interior Glaze

    This pictograph of shows a man holding a dip net. Dip netting was on fishing technique used by the St’át’imc to catch considerable quantities of salmon in the Fraser River. The net is dipped into the river narrows, where the currents are strong, from either an outcropping of land or a wooden platform. The large net, attached to a pole in the water, is lowered into the river. Then the mouth of the net is closed and the fish inside are trapped. The net is then, laboriously, hauled out of the river.

    Typically Leach includes the representations of the salmon and the river alongside the fisherman to depict a full scene.

  • Turtle Bowl

    Patrick Leach

    $100.00 CAD

    Porcelain, Engraved with Interior Glaze

    On Patrick Leach’s pottery, the final touches are carefully hand-carved landscapes, geometric designs, and scenes borrowed from ancient rock paintings called pictographs. These designs are either replicas of, or inspired by, the red ochre pictographs found in Stein Valley near Leach’s childhood home. Leach frequently employs contrasting bands of red ochre glaze to represent earth, blue for sky, yellow for sunrise or orange for sunset.

  • River & Salmon Bowl

    Patrick Leach

    $80.00 CAD

    Porcelain, Engraved with Interior Glaze

    The Fraser River flows up the valley near Lillooet and was a primary source of sustenance for the St’át’imc people, as several salmon runs ventured up the river annually. Leach frequently depicts the representation of the river, two parallel wavy lines, in conjunction with either the salmon or dip net pictographs.

    The St’át’imc have some of the best salmon fishing and wind drying areas in the Fraser Canyon area . Salmon runs are frequent in the Fraser River, with spring salmon running in April and again in late summer as well as a string of sockeye salmon runs starting in June. Patrick emphasizes the importance of salmon to the St’át’imc people.

  • Hummingbird Bowl

    Patrick Leach

    $100.00 CAD

    Porcelain, Engraved with Interior Glaze

    This beautiful, tiny bird is common to the Northwest Coast of Canada and believed to represent not only beauty and love, but it also brings good luck and spiritual healing to anyone who comes into contact with it. Hummingbirds are associated with love, beauty, intelligence, and healing. Patrick often portrays the hummingbird surrounded by a flowering tree.

  • Frog & Mountains Bowl

    Patrick Leach

    $80.00 CAD

    Porcelain, Engraved with Interior Glaze

    As a member of the P’egpig’7lha (Frog) clan, Patrick often includes a frog pictograph on his ceramics. As a communicator, Frogs connect with the world on land and under water. Frogs represent good fortune, stability, and communication.

    Patrick was raised in the community of T’ít’q’et, near Lillooet, BC in St’át’imc Nation Territory. The depiction of mountains is an homage to Lillooet and Leach’s upbringing. Leach often depicts dual mountains with birds flying above the peaks.

  • Basket Weave Bowl

    Patrick Leach

    $80.00 CAD

    Porcelain, Engraved with Interior Glaze

    The St’át’imc of the Interior Salish Nation were renowned for their basketry. Coiled baskets were crafted from peeled and split Red Cedar roots. These baskets were sewn so tightly that they could hold water, and with the addition of water to the absorbent material, the roots would expand and create an even stronger seal. Most Salish baskets were decorated in complex geometric designs and it is these motifs that Leach replicates on his ceramics.

  • Frog Bentwood Box

    Joseph Campbell

    $450.00 CAD

    Yellow Cedar wood, Red Cedar wood, Acrylic paint

    Specific and unique to the Northwest Coast People is the bentwood or bent-corner box or container. A most outstanding item of the First Nations people, it is a made from one single plank of wood through a lengthy steaming process – a method strictly adapted by the coastal peoples.

    The Frog symbolizes luck, prosperity, stability and healing. As a communicator, Frogs connect with the world on land and under water.

  • Frog Bentwood Box

    Joseph Campbell

    $450.00 CAD

    Yellow Cedar wood, Red Cedar wood, Acrylic paint

    Specific and unique to the Northwest Coast People is the bentwood or bent-corner box or container. A most outstanding item of the First Nations people, it is a made from one single plank of wood through a lengthy steaming process – a method strictly adapted by the coastal peoples.

    The Frog symbolizes luck, prosperity, stability and healing. As a communicator, Frogs connect with the world on land and under water.

  • Eagle Bentwood Box

    Joseph Campbell

    $450.00 CAD

    Yellow Cedar wood, Red Cedar wood, Acrylic paint

    Specific and unique to the Northwest Coast People is the bentwood or bent-corner box or container. A most outstanding item of the First Nations people, it is a made from one single plank of wood through a lengthy steaming process – a method strictly adapted by the coastal peoples.

    The intelligent Eagle symbolizes status, power, peace and friendship. The Eagle feather is considered a sacred part of many ceremonies and rituals.

  • Eagle Bentwood Box

    Joseph Campbell

    $450.00 CAD

    Yellow Cedar wood, Red Cedar wood, Acrylic paint

    Specific and unique to the Northwest Coast People is the bentwood or bent-corner box or container. A most outstanding item of the First Nations people, it is a made from one single plank of wood through a lengthy steaming process – a method strictly adapted by the coastal peoples.

    The intelligent Eagle symbolizes status, power, peace and friendship. The Eagle feather is considered a sacred part of many ceremonies and rituals.

  • Raven Stealing the Sun Bentwood Box

    Joseph Campbell

    $975.00 CAD

    Yellow Cedar wood, Red Cedar wood, Acrylic paint

    Specific and unique to the Northwest Coast People is the bentwood or bent-corner box or container. A most outstanding item of the First Nations people, it is a made from one single plank of wood through a lengthy steaming process – a method strictly adapted by the coastal peoples.

    The powerful Raven symbolizes Creation, Heroism, and Transformation.  Mythologically, the Raven is considered to be the figure responsible for releasing the Sun, the Moon, and the Stars, therefore bringing light into the world.

  • Eagle & Whale Bentwood Box

    Joseph Campbell

    $975.00 CAD

    Red Cedar wood, Yellow Cedar wood, Acrylic paint

    Red Cedar wood, Yellow Cedar wood, Acrylic paint

    Specific and unique to the Northwest Coast People is the bentwood or bent-corner box or container. A most outstanding item of the First Nations people, it is a made from one single plank of wood through a lengthy steaming process – a method strictly adapted by the coastal peoples.

    The Eagle symbolizes status, power, peace and friendship, while the Killerwhale is associated with family, power, strength, dignity and communication.

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