Thunderbird by lessLIEThunderbird by lessLIE
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Thunderbird

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This Coast Salish spindle whorl design depicts a Thunderbird with the spindle hole simultanously symbolizing the wHEELS (God gave us feet for a reason) of Western culture. the spindle whorl from Coast Salish cultures the medicine wheel from First Nations cultures the ancient wooden wheel from Mesopotamian culture the sacRED appreciation of the circle of First Nations cultures the secular, tech-NO-LOGICAL appreciation of the circle invented as wheels of Western culture the worlds a circle the worlds a wheel with beasts of burden fossil fuels primitive pollution --lessLIE This work was created for and featured in the Transporters: Contemporary Coast Salish Art exhibition at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria in November, 2007, and is also available as a limited edition serigraph print.

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Location Canada
Region Northwest Coast
Artist lessLIE
NWC Nation N/A
Date Created 2008
Dimensions 61" x 61.5"
Materials & Edition Acrylic on canvas

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