Halibut Hook
Halibut Hook

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Halibut Hook
Artist: Judy Helgesen
Culture(s): Haida
Dimensions: 4.75 x 10.24 x 2.0 (in.)
SKU: HI0017

Description

The halibut hook was imbued with powerful symbols and an important part of the fishing cultures of Southeast Native people. Here is a lovely example of such an object.

$350.00

Judy Helgesen

Culture: Haida

About the Artist

Judy Helgesen

Judy Helgesen grew up in Hydaburg, she is a self taught artist. She sarted making her artwork because it was a part of her culture, and in the past, women were not allowed to carve. When she begins a piece, she thinks of her ancestors and the processes they went through to make their art.