Native American

Three Spoons

Artist: Alver Tait
Culture/People: Nishga of Kin Colich (Tsimshian)
Place: Northwest Coast
Media: Alderwood, paint
Dims: varies
Date: c. 1984
RTC No: NA0195abc
Gift of Ralph T. Coe, 2011


The unpainted spoon in the back is a duplicate of the spoon made and exhibited in Lost and Found Traditions exhibition. The two painted spoons were made as a pair. All three represent “the raven who stole the moon”.

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