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PH: 250-842-0216
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P.O. Box 418
Hazelton, BC
V0J 1Y0

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Hummingbird design by Marie Smith


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Masks

Carved from Yellow Cedar, Birch, or Alderwood, our masks are fine examples of Northwest Coast Art.

Masks, traditionally are used in sacred dances as part of a ceremony. The mask is used to depict a character from the legend portrayed in the dance.


A picture of the Bear Mother maskBear Mother

Artist: R. Stephens

Length: 8 inches
Width: 6.25 inches
Depth: 4 inches

Bear Mother is indicitive of the nurturing aspect of women; while the bear claw speaks of the protective nature of the bears.



A picture of the Wii-gyet maskWii-gyet

Artist: R. Stephens

Length: 4.5 inches
Width: 4 inches
Depth: 2.5 inches

Wii-gyet is a popular character in Gitxsan legends. Known for his mischievous behaviour, Wii-gyet often disguised himself as the Raven depicted in this portrait mask. The known trickster's foolish antics often backfired - culminating in his demise.


A picture of the Wii-gyet replica maskWii-gyet Replica Mask

Artist: R. Stephens

Length: 4.5 inches
Width: 4 inches
Depth: 2.5 inches

Wii-gyet is a popular character in Gitxsan legends. Known for his mischievous behaviour, Wii-gyet often disguised himself as the Raven depicted in this portrait mask. The known trickster's foolish antics often backfired - culminating in his demise.


Much of the Gitxsan Art displayed in these gallery pages belong solely to the Gitxsan Artists. If you are interested in purchasing this Gitxsan Art (or would like to talk to the artists) we can and will connect you to the Gitxsan Artist.

A close-up of Randy carving a totem pole

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