Mini Hok-Hok Dancer

Artist: Sandy Johnson

Kwakwaka’wakw First Nation artist Sandy Johnson hand carved and painted this absolutely incredible mini Hok-Hok dancer. This piece is carved from red cedar and painted with acrylic paints. 

The Hok-Hok is one of the bird figures which play a role in the exclusive Hamat’sa society – a winter dance society unique to the Kwagiulth/Kwakwaka‘wakw. This supernatural being is one of the main bird figures who appear during the Hamat’sa ceremony. 

Measurements: 9 1/2" x  11 3/4" x  4 1/4"

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