This Bee Mask by Kwakwaka'wakw artist Wayne Alfred is hand-carved in red cedar and is signed by the artist. Wayne Alfred is from the 'Namgis Band in Alert Bay. This mask is painted in red, yellow, green, white, and black acrylic and also features cedar bark and red, black, and white fabric.
The Bee symbolizes honesty and willingness to serve the community above all.
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