Fly Above Us Bentwood Box

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Red Cedar wood, Acrylic paint

This box resembles an adult bald eagle. Eagles aren’t hunted by any predators unless it’s another eagle, which makes them apex predators. Whenever an eagle deals with conflict from smaller game, they don’t seem to fall into [it]. Instead, they rise higher and higher until they are no longer reachable. Eagles are also key in the circle of life – [they often help to] relocate salmon into the forest floors, enriching the environment by [feeding it with] the richness of the salmon carcass and bringing nutrients to places where a salmon wouldn’t normally reach.

I’ve always wanted to fly like an eagle. Fly above all else, viewing everything with a higher perspective…the one who has the sharpest vision to see beyond any other living creature.” – Reuben Mack, 2022

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.

8.5 x 10.75 x 10.75" (21.59 x 27.31 x 27.31cm)


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