This First Thunderbird Mask is hand-carved by Nuu-chah-nulth carver Joshua Prescott. It has been carved in alder wood and features 8 abalone inlays. Carved into this mask are a Lightning Snake and a Thunderbird. The mask has been signed and dated by the artist.
The mask measures approximately 15 inches or 38 1/4 centimeters high, 8 inches or 20 1/2 centimeters wide, and 6 1/2 inches or 16 1/2 centimeters deep.
Hear Joshua tell the story behind this mask:
Hear Joshua tell the story in the Nuu-Chah-Nulth central dialect:
The last image shows Joshua holding the mask.
Find more information about The Thunderbird native symbol.
The price includes shipping to the USA and Canada.