Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Tsonoqua, Bear and Eagle Model Totem Pole

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  • Medium: yellow cedar
  • Size: 35 × 13 × 5 inches (pole only)
    Size: 10 × 12 × 3.5 inches (base only)
  • Reference Code: W70211

Jonathan Henderson

Jonathan Henderson

Kwakwaka'wakw

(1969- )

Johnathan Maxwell Henderson was born in Alert Bay, BC and is a member of the Campbell River Weiwaikum Band. Jonathan’s father, hereditary chief Dan Henderson, gave him the name Akh Akh yala gilis (“man standing on the beach with his mouth open”) when he was initiated as a Hamatsa dancer.