Lonefighter Warrior Mask
David Neel is a Northwest Coast Native multi-media artist. He is a fifth generation Kwakiutl (Kwakwak'awakw) artist whose predecessors include: Ellen Neel, Mungo Martin and Charlie James. He apprenticed with traditional Kwakiutl master carvers from Alert Bay, in addition to studying the works of Haida, Tsimshian, Tlingit and Salish artists in numerous museum collections internationally. As a Native American artist he works in jewelry engraving, wood carving and canvas painting; and his works in in numerous public collections.
Traditional Peigan burial grounds were being threatened with flooding by the construction of the Three Rivers (Oldman) Dam in 1990. The Lonefighters, a traditional Peigan warrior society, led by Milton Born-with-a-tooth, diverted the river around the dam.
They were confronted by 100 armed RCMP officers and Milton fired two warning shots in the air. He was charged and the dam construction continued.
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Alderwood. Eagle Feathers. Acrylic Paint. Horse Hair
16" x 10" x 6"