Do you know what it means when the tongues of creatures touch in Northwest coast art? It’s probably not what you think!
This drum design by Alvin Child is called “Sharing Knowledge”, and we are excited to publish this beautiful painting as a limited edition serigraph (screen print) in the very near future.
What looks like an intimate interaction at first glance, actually symbolizes the sharing of knowledge and power, and the ability to communicate with different species. It suggests an interconnectedness between all living things.