Artist's Name: Chief Lady Bird
Paddle Title: “Muskrat Swims Toward The Light, Searching For The Turtles Back"
Meaning of Paddle Design: This represents a moment in Anishinaabe Creation Story - a moment of immense courage that helped shape our world.
Chief Lady Bird has provided a signed Certificate of Authenticity.
Funding Project: Net proceeds from the sale of Chief Lady Bird's paddle will be directed towards the support of the Wet'suwet'en, who are defending their unceded territory in British Columbia from the Coastal Gas Link (CGL) pipeline.
Paddle Wood: Cherry
Paddle Style: Beavertail
Paddle Grip: Standard – 3.75” / 9.5 cm
Paddle Length: 60" / 152.5 cm.
Paddle Condition: New
Paddle Bonus: On the reverse side of the paddle are the two engravings as shown on our signature Paddles of Peace.
Paddle Accessory: The paddle includes a canoe shaped vertical wall mount paddle holder.
Photograph Location: The artists yard in Rama First Nation, and at Canoe Foundation House at the shore of Lake Ontario.
Short Artist Biography: Chief Lady Bird is an Anishinaabe artist from Rama First Nation and Moose Deer Point First Nation. She has a BFA from OCADU in Drawing and Painting with a minor in Indigenous Visual Culture, Social Media.