Sandy Johnson

Cry for Change Portrait Mask

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  • Cry for Change Portrait Mask

Sandy Johnson

Cry for Change Portrait Mask

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Cry for Change is a large Portrait Mask carved in red cedar and painted in acrylic by Sandy Johnson from the Kwakwaka´wakw Nation. The mask is over 13 inches or 33 centimeters long, 10 1/2 inches or 27 centimeters wide and 7 inches or 18 centimeters deep.

The mask features Copper Eyes, pipelines for eyebrows with oil drops, forests, forest fires and clear cuts, fish farms, sea-lice, Highway of Tears (Highway 16), a red dress in memory of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, an Eagle under the left cheek, a Black Bear by the chin, a Killer Whale below the right cheek, a Salmon below and to the right of the nose and copper coloured tears. The Eagle, Black Bear and Killer Whale are significant because they are all animals dependent on the wild salmon.

The price includes shipping to the USA and Canada.