Pacific Northwest Coast Native Carvings and Sulptures are mainly made in wood, argillite, silver, gold, bronze, stone, ivory and glass. The following carvings and sculptures are mainly inspired by Haida and Kwakiutl or Kwakwaka'wakw traditions.
Native Carvings Today
Today's native carvings often depict a West Coast Native story, mythical spirits, animals, native family crests, totem poles or replicas there of, bentwood boxes, talking sticks, rattles, tools, panels, paddles, canoes and other carvings as well as contemporary interpretations. There have been many monumental sculptures created in bronze and cedar wood by West Coast Native Artists, which have been placed all around the world.