Salmon Sculpture

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Glass; etched and sandblasted (Glass thickness 12mm)

Salmon are honoured and celebrated by all coastal peoples: the fish serves as a powerful symbol of regeneration, self-sacrifice and perseverance.

Shortages of Salmon are traditionally attributed to human disrespect and refusal to listen to and live by the wisdom of elders. The Pacific Northwest Coast peoples believed that Salmon were actually people with eternal life who lived in a large house far under the ocean. In spring, they put on their Salmon disguises and offered themselves to humans as food.

18 x 14.5 x 5.25"

$980.00 CAD

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Exclusive to Coastal Peoples Fine Arts Gallery

Glass; etched and sandblasted (Glass thickness 12mm)

Salmon are honoured and celebrated by all coastal peoples: the fish serves as a powerful symbol of regeneration, self-sacrifice and perseverance.

Shortages of Salmon are traditionally attributed to human disrespect and refusal to listen to and live by the wisdom of elders. The Pacific Northwest Coast peoples believed that Salmon were actually people with eternal life who lived in a large house far under the ocean. In spring, they put on their Salmon disguises and offered themselves to humans as food.

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