Cedar Wolf paddle, painted on both sides by Stan Wamiss
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Beautiful tight know Alaskan yellow cedar WOLF paddle
fully hand painted ON BOTH SIDES by master artist Stan Wamiss, originating from Quatsina, raised in Kingcome Inlet, BC. Stan was born 1947 and is the son of the highest ranking chief in Kingcome Inlet Tom Patch Wamiss. More details in his biography provided below.
The painting is so detailed and powerful. close to perfect, clean and vibrant. Stan decorated the middle part of the paddle with felt and feathers, the cedar is gorgeous and shows a few knots which just adds to the beauty of it. Stan clearly is a master of this art and pays so much attention to tradition and history.
Meaning: The Wolf represents loyalty, strong family ties, good communication, education, understanding and intelligence. Of all land animals, the Wolf has the strongest supernatural powers and is the most accomplished hunter. The Wolf is a very social and communicative creature; he uses body movement, touch and sound.
Measurements: 62" long (5.2 ft.), the blade is 7 1/2" wide (158 x 19 cm)
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