Mountain Lion (Cougar) by Jackson Robertson

Mountain Lion (Cougar) by Jackson Robertson

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Gorgeous - superb quality craftsmanship by Jackson Robertson, a member of the Tsawateineuk First Nation (Kwakwakaw 'wakw) 

This beautiful little MOUNTAIN LION / COUGAR wall art - 

is hand carved, stained, and polished by Kwakiulth First Nation artist Jackson Robertson. Very unusual design, rich in expression, so much work went into this little gem, cedar, just a little piece that makes a great gift or just add's to any native Art collection. Carved in front, signed at the back, made for wall hanging, hanger already attached

Measurements: 16" x 6" x 1/2"

Meaning: Cougars play a mystical and secretive role in Native American mythology. On the West Coast, some tribes believe seeing a cougar or hearing its screams is an evil omen, and cougars are often associated with witchcraft. On the other hand, among tribes on the East Coast, cougars are considered noble animals with powerful hunting skills. In the legends of these tribes, Cougar sometimes features as a leader or warrior of the animal people. 

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About This Artist

Jackson Robertson is a Master Carver from the Northwest coast of Canada, British Columbia. He has been carving mainly yellow and red cedar for over 40 years. His Tribal affiliation is the Tsawataineuk First Nation from Kingcome Inlet BC but he...Artist bio and other available works »

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