Crow and Wolf - Framed Canvas - R. Shorty
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- Framed Canvas
- 10" x 12"
- Richard Shorty was born in 1959 into the Northern Tutchone First Nation. Richard is a self taught artist whose unique style combines elements of traditional and contemporary design
- Authentic Indigenous product: The artist is paid a royalty on the sale of this product. Each art work is printed from an original artwork onto fine art canvas, with a bio of the artist included on the reverse. The canvas is framed with a 1 inch composite floater frame that comes complete with a hanging system.
- Dance, story telling and celebration are important elements within Yukon First Nation culture. Tutchone are a matrilineal nation, divided into moieties, or kinship groups, these groups consist of two main clans, Crow and Wolf. Social relations rest on reciprocal obligations between the opposite clans. These obligations are often played out during marriages or deaths at potlatches where the rich oratory culture is expressed through drumming, singing and story telling.