Mischief, cunning, creativity, Magic
Legends credit Raven with releasing the Sun, Moon and stars into the darkness, bringing water and fish, and according to Haida lore, discovering mankind in a clam shell. He assisted the Creator in these works. Raven carries powers, and Raven could transform himself into any form at will. He loves to tease and to trick.
Country/Region: Northwest Coast
Tribe: Kwakwaka'wakwTom Hunt (b. 1964), son of Chief George Hunt and Mary Hunt (nÃ©e Henderson), has been carving since the age of twelve. Although initially inspired, influenced, and instructed by his father, George Hunt, Tom has been taught by his uncle, Calvin Hunt
, and John Livingston
. While versatile in other media, Tom Hunt
prefers woodcarving. In keeping with the family tradition, Tomâ€™s talent is given particularly full expression in the carving of totem poles.