This guide book, designed to give you a glimpse of Pacific Northwest Coast aboriginal art, will give you a deeper understanding and whet your appetite for learning more about today’s vibrant, complex aboriginal cultures. Three sections show you where to look to identify many of the things you will see—from three-dimensional objects like bentwood boxes, ceremonial houses, masks and canoes, to crest designs, to the main design elements in Pacific Northwest Coast aboriginal art. Illustrates ten well-known objects and nineteen crest designs from the Pacific Northwest Coast along with meanings and stories. Identifies seven main design elements along with variations.
Karin Clark, M.Ed.
Jim Gilbert, B.A. (April 8, 1932 - November 14, 2000)
Bill H. Helin (WeLaaxum Yout)