Orca or Killer Whale Red Cedar Panel is sandblasted and painted in acrylic by Native American Artist Trevor Hunt from the Kwakwaka´wakw Nation.
The Orca or Killer Whale symbolizes family, romance, longevity, harmony, travel, community and protection. He is said to protect those who travel away from home, and to lead them back when the time comes. Orcas will often stay their whole life with the same pod and raise each calf with care.
Find more information about and examples of The Orca/Killer Whale Northwest Coast First Nations symbol.
The red cedar panel is 11 1/2 inches or over 29 centimeters in diameter and about 1 3/4 inches or 4 1/2 centimeters thick.