This Salmon Moon Mask is carved in red cedar and pine by Patrick Amos, Native Artist from the Nuu-chah-nulth Nation. The mask is named "Sockeye Returns" and features 4 polished abalone onlays, cedar bark and acrylic paint.
The Salmon symbolizes abundance, fertility, prosperity and renewal. For thousands of years, Salmon have been the primary food source for Northwest Coast Native Americans and are highly respected.
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The Moon Symbol is the protector and guardian of the earth. Its spirit watches over us and can change our moods.
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The Mask is about 16 1/2 inches or 42 centimeters in diameter including the cedar bark and close to 2 inches or 5 centimeters deep.