Hand painted Thunderbird totem pole. This cast replica features Thunderbird with outstretched wings, Whale and Bear below. Approximately 15 x 4.5 x 3 cm (6 x 1.75 x 1.25″).
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.