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"