The Beaver



The Beaver symbolizes good work ethic and determination, with a strong sense of family values.  The Beaver has a great understanding of nature and working in harmony with his surroundings, he is very industrious working towards goals and gaining a sense of achievement.

The Beaver can be identified in Pacific Northwest Coast First Nations art by his big square front teeth, hatched tail and small round ears.

Image by Kwakwaka’wakw artist, Beau Dick, compliments of Native Northwest.



Animal designs featured on shop.slcc.ca are by various indigenous artists from nations across Turtle Island; these artists have an agreement with Native Nortwest Company to share these designs on their behalf. As an authorized distributor of Native Northwest products, they have extended Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre permission to share these images.