Drum Item Number: 863/5 a-c from the MOA: University of British Columbia
Cylindrical-like shaped wood drum (part a) carved in the form of a sea lion with a wolf-like head, a long body, shallow carved and painted front flippers and a triangular shaped end consisting of two hind flippers formed together with a rectangular tail in between. The head has a long protruding snout with carved eyes, nostrils and bared teeth. The drum is painted black, red and green with Northwest Coast stylized designs. Parts b-c are the stand for the drum. Each is a rectangular unpainted wooden block with a shallow rectangular indentation for holding the body of the drum.
To be used with the dance displaying Calvin Hunt's inherited Thunderbird privileges.
Commissioned by the Museum of Anthropology.