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Silkscreen print. A red, bright blue, and black design of two creatures within a circular bright blue border. Both creatures are in profile with their bodies resting along the bottom curvature of the circle with their tails extending upward. The black whale-like figure is on the left while the red wolf-like figure is below on the right. Pencil inscription along the bottom edge: 54/125Ka-ka-win-Chealth II J. DAVID - 81. The print is on vertically rectangular, white paper.

Iconographic Meaning

Said to represent the transformation of a supernatural white wolf into a killer whale. The legend of the transformation explains the coloring of the killer whale and why they travel in groups as wolves do. The red tail of the wolf is also the water spout of the whale.

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