Eagle and Salmon, cedar, by Shane Flood Baker
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New design by master artist Shane Flood Baker from the Squamish Tribe, Coast Salish First Nation
Beautiful red cedar EAGLE and SALMON
easy recognizable as Shane's work. so clean, close to perfect, very detailed and precise carving, the colors chosen for the painting are so vibrant and powerful. Truly an exceptional piece of Art, proof of highest quality craftsmanship.
Measurements: 26 1/2" x 5 1/2" x 1/2" (67 x 14 x 1.5 cm)
Meaning: The Salmon symbolizes prosperity, renewal and fertility. They are one of the most important and highest respected animals of all since they have been the primary food source from the beginning of time to the Northwest Coast First Nations.
Eagles mate for life and are therefore also seen as a symbol of lasting love and dedication. It is told that the Eagle end their own life in despair when the mate is lost. Eagle feathers are used in the most important ceremonies, a display of respect, courage, Chieftainship and wisdom.