The Raven is a key part of many North West Coast legends and stories. In many stories the Raven teaches us about life and right from wrong. The Raven is often misbehaving but never boring. He symbolizes change in life, creativity, and humour. A key figure in Northwest Coast legends, Raven is involved in many creation stories and is also recognized as the bringer of light as it is said that the Raven released the sun and moon through his trickery.
About Native Carvings
These carvings are hand carved in Red Cedar and signed by the artist Mr. Gino Seward. With bold lines and designs wrought in tradition, Gino's Coast Salish and Kwakuitl background shine through in his artwork.
The large plaque measures 12 inches by 5 inches and 1.5 inches in thickness and the smaller plaque is 9 inches by 4 inches by 5/8 of an inch thick. Both pieces are finished in a deep mahogany stain.