Eagle and Salmon was inspired by an old carved Coast Salish spindle whorl. In the Pacific Northwest, after the salmon migrate back home to their spawning grounds during fall or winter season, eagles can be seen in vast numbers feasting on the salmon.
This patch is 8" in diameter.
Joe Wilson was born in 1967 into the Cowichan Tribes Native Band and was raised in Duncan, BC. His interest in art began in elementary school and when he was in grade 12 he made his own silkscreen print editions. Joe first began selling his carvings at age 17 at a local Koksilah Hills store. Since 1984 his work has reflected his search for his own cultural identity.
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