Yellow Cedar, Twine
58" x 7" x 2"
Kolus, Thunderbird’s handsome younger sibling and denizen of the sky world, is pictured against a sky filled with stars. This paddle relates to the artist’s experiences as a fisherman with references to nautical terminology and physical details like the use of marine rope for the handle. Simon’s paintwork is rich in detail and mixes traditional Kwakwaka’wakw imagery with his own signature embellished style.