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DIMENSIONS  
Height: 20 Inches  
Width: 23 Inches  
Depth: 6 Inches  
Prince: $1200.00  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  EAGLE SUN MASK BY SAMMY DAWSON 18SD
  The world once lay in complete and utter darkness until Raven, through his trickery, stole the sun from a powerful chief. Raven tossed the sun into the sky, giving the world the gift of light.

Sun, a common depiction amongst the Kwakwaka’wakw, is a symbol of life and creative power. The Kwakwaka’wakw generally depict sun as an elderly man; nonetheless, he retains his impressive power.

Depictions of Sun are easily recognizable by a central face that is surrounded by rays, which are often elaborately decorated. The face commonly appears to be human; however, the image of Eagle or Raven may also be portrayed. Rays can also appear in the shape hands, a link to the creative abilities of this being.