Artists throughout the ages have influenced culture through their work. I hold a B.S. degree in art education where I learned about ancient native cultures. I am posting this news on artist Darlene Gait a member of the Esquimalt Nation, who is from the wolf clan tribe. I look forward to viewing her art murals. ~Rachel
Source: Victoria News
By KENDRA WONG – February 12, 2016
When Darlene Gait was young, she would hear legends of wolves and orcas.
Gait, a member of the Esquimalt Nation, is from the wolf clan tribe and was told tales that wolves and orcas were once one animal before they split apart. Wolves became land creatures, while orcas remained in the water. Click here to read full article
Description of art by Darlene Gait:
Sisters is a painting of two female wolves near Alberta. In the background of this piece, if you look really closely, you can see that there are faces in the mountain, a lot of people don’t notice it but there are actual images of symbols of the first nations cultures that once were watching over, and are still a part of, this beautiful land, Alberta.
About the Original:
Medium: Acrylic on Paper/ Image Size: 30″ x 22 ” / Created:October 2002
Availability: Private Collection