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Wakusoyo3644/1

Off-white clay bowl with black painted design across interior. Central design is of large figure with very long phallus, being held up by three smaller figures. Large figure has their long hands held upright, with the palms up. They have spiked hair, small bun on the back of their head, diagonal line across cheek, and are wearing a checked collar. The smaller figures have braided(?) hair and protruding phalluses. Interior edge of bowl trimmed with five linear bands; outer bands are thicker than inner. Patterns stamped and done in relief across exterior sides of bowl. From top to bottom: swirls with human and animal motifs throughout, raised line, repeating words "OUR HISTORY", inverted stepped triangles, abstract diamonds inside ovals, alternating feathers and groupings of vertical lines, potted flowers, abstract linear motifs, and circles. Artist inscription, done in black, on base: artist mark. Judy Chartrand. Ancient Mimbres. circa: 1100 AD. "WAKUSOYO". Tewa language.

Culture
“Cree” ?
Material
clay and paint
Made in
British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Bentwood Box3641/1 a-b

Bentwood cedar box with red painted corners and lid. The lid has a red painted geometric design on the top.

Culture
“Tlingit” ?
Material
red cedar wood and paint
Made in
USA ?
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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BoardDC5.3

Painted replica of a Tsimshian house screen board in MOA's collection.

Culture
“Tsimshian” ?
Made in
British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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BoardDC5.1-2

Painted replica of one section of a Tsimshian house screen board; pair of boards mounted together, DC5.1 and DC5.2.

Culture
“Tsimshian” ?
Material
red cedar wood and paint
Made in
British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Model Totem Pole3648/1

Model pole with a thunderbird on top and a masked human at the base. The bird on top has wings pointing upward, in black, red and green; a large yellow beak and feet; two small vertical black ears, green around its eyes and a red mouth. The human at the base is in a kneeling position and has bear claw hands in black outline, a red-brown body, a mask-like face with bright green across the eyes, red on the nose and mouth, and black painted hair on top. The middle section is rounded and painted in two shades of green. The pole is attached to an unpainted, square wooden base, with nail heads showing on the bottom. Artist name and date written on the back of the bird, in black, under the wings.

Culture
“Kwakwaka'wakw” ?
Material
wood, paint and metal
Made in
Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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DishA6570 a-b

Wooden, two symmetrical dish halves (parts a-b) in form of a killer whale and squid; carved and painted. The inside has a black painted sea serpent ? design on both sides. The two halves are held together by a metal latch; together the dish is conical in shape. The dish is painted in black, red, white and green.

Culture
“Kwakwaka'wakw” ?
Material
wood, paint and metal
Made in
Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Chest3630/1 a-b

Large lidded wooden chest. The exterior of the chest (part a) shows finely grooved texturing on surface. Each panel has borders at all four edges, with fine, vertical, parallel lines throughout the centre. Five parallel grooves run horizontally along the upper and lower edges of the chest, with diagonal grooves down each adjacent corner. The corners and base are secured with root-like(?) ties, wood pegs and nails. The exterior has a dark brown-black colour. The interior of the chest shows carving tool marks. There is a rectangular piece of wood along the interior, bottom edge of one side panel. The lid (part b) is flat on underside, with an upright ridge along the long front and back edges. The side edges are also carved with fine vertical parallel lines. The lid is composed of three pieces of wood pegged and nailed together. The underside surface of the lid is covered in carving tool marks.

Culture
“Nuu-chah-nulth” ?
Material
cedar wood, root ? and metal
Made in
British Columbia, Canada ?
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Dish3572/4

Small round off-white dish painted with black and green design elements. Inside of dish has design of a bird-like creature holding a fish in its claw. The upper creature has a fin on its head and a wing and tail. Both have black outlines with black and green elements. Black circle painted in the centre; black and green painted around the top of rim, with seven sets of three unpainted lines. The base has the Lambert Potteries stamp and a hand-written inscription: Salish Spindle Whorl / Hand-painted / T.

Culture
“Canadian” ?
Material
clay, paint and glaze
Made in
British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Trans Mountain3585/1 a-e

Multi-piece ceramic sculpture of a black ship hull with a crushed can, twisted product tube, log, and pitted sphere bolted onto it (part a). The can and product tube are black; tube has a red cap. The log is grey and dark brown, and covered with a small black blanket; olive green sphere, representing COVID-19, is perched on top of blanket. Additional components rest on the hull and sit around it; additional pieces are: small, crushed olive green can (part b), small, crushed black can (part c), grey pitted COVID-19 sphere (part d), and a dark brown flower with a wilted stem (part e). Ship hull, cans, and green sphere are glazed; rest of sculpture is painted.

Culture
“Canadian” ?
Material
clay, glaze, paint and metal
Made in
British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Drumstick3521/2

Drumstick with a cane body set into a wood handle, topped with a black metal ferrule. Cane body curves twice, in middle and near top; top curve ends in a curl. Body has a hook-like appearance. Handle is an irregularly shaped cylinder with a flattened front; tapers into an oval-shaped base. Bands of raised vertical rectangles carved along length; plain rings throughout. Bottom section of cylinder, that tapers, is decorated with incised vertical lines. Triangular channel carved into front of handle, near bottom edge.

Culture
“Nepalese” ?
Material
stain ?, cane grass, wood and metal
Made in
“Nepal” ?
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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