“This design illustrates the well known story of how Raven brought light to the world. A storyteller would take hours to tell the tale. Raven is facing upwards with the light in his beak. There is always a human aspect to Tlingit stories, and that is why there is a human face within the design.”
Eugene Alfred is a Northern Tutchone and Tlingit carver from the Crow clan of the Selkirk First Nations. He works in all woods including local birch, alder, yellow and red cedar, pine, and spruce. Eugene references both sides of his heritage in his work making Tlingit-style masks, bowls, rattles, and panels that are painted with traditional motifs and sculpture that depict Northern Tutchone stories.
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