Thunderbird Figure

About this object

Iconographic meaning

Represents thunderbird, kwankwanxwaliga.

Physical description

A carved model of a Thunderbird standing on a base. The black eyes are surrounded by a mint green area with black brows above, and a red lined beak. The upswept wings each have six feather sections painted mint green, and red outlined with black. The chest has a face that has its black eyes surrounded by a blue area. The base is painted with a dark blue top, and a mint green geometric triangular pattern all around the bottom.