Kakawin is the Nuu-chah-nulth name for killer whale. There are many stories on the west coast of wolves that can change into killer whales and back again. This design shows the wolf in the process of transforming. Please also read the FAQ section on Orca - Native Art Symbols and Meanings. This limited edition silk screen print titled "Kakawin" by Moy Sutherland was hand produced by the screen printing process. It is the only limited edition printing of this design. The artist has inspected and signed each copy in the edition. The printer has destroyed all trial copies and obliterated the printing stencils.