In the traditions of his ancestors, Richard Hunt has crafted a wonderful story about a family of eagles nurturing, loving and growing. But within this narrative lies the call for all parents to cherish their young, just as eagle parents work tirelessly to nurture their young; for therein lies the future of the world. It is also a reminder of nature’s abundance, a bounty that should never be abused nor taken for granted, just as the eagle only takes what it needs to feed its family.
Celebrated Kwaguilth artist Richard Hunt has crafted a powerful and engaging design of a mother eagle feeding a minnow to her nestling when she notices the father arriving overhead with a huge salmon in his talons. To the left of the mother is the nestling, its mouth wide open and eager for food.