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Moon controls the tides and illuminates the dark night. Moon is also associated with transformation and is widely regarded as an important protector and guardian spirit.

Quarter Moon

Quarter Moon

Most tribes thank Raven for the gift of Moon, and sometimes stories describe Moon as a chip off of Sun, which Raven clumsily dropped. Moon frequently appears grasped in the long straight beak of Raven, in reference to the famous myths regarding the theft – and eventual release into the sky – of Sun, and sometimes Moon, by Raven.

Quarter Moon - back

Quarter Moon – back

Thomas Munson – 2008

Kuper Island, B.C. (Now Penelakut Island)

11″ x 4-3/4″ (27.9cm x 12.1cm)

Item # 10064-A