The Northwest Coast Natives have a perception of oneness of all earth's creatures, human and animal. They believe that humans may transform into animals, birds, fish and mythical creatures and back again. Once transformed they take on the essence and spirit of that being, Their art reflects this transformation. Made of black crushed marble, this pole is carved in the style of Chapman and featuring Bear, Raven, Bear Mother with cubs intertwined with Frog, Beaver with Raven.
Height: 19 inches