|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Provenience:||United States of America|
|Culture Area:||Northwest Coast Culture Area|
|Credit Line:||Gift of Julian Siggers, 2020|
The object is a Hoonah canoe paddle made and painted by Donald Starbard (Wak'eesh). It depicts a sea otter, once hunted out during the fur trade but now in abundance once again in the Hoonah homeland of Glacier Bay, on his back eating a clam/sun symbol on its stomach surrounded by kelp/seaweed.
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