Native Carving Sasquatch or Bukwus abalone eyes (9.5inch tall)
Artist: Dora Edwards
Bukwus is a skeletal, long-haired wild man of the Kwakiutl legend. It is a supernatural ghost like figure. He also sometimes known as the “King of Ghosts” or “Man of the Sea” He lives in an invisible house in the forest and attracts the spirits of those who have drowned to his home. Bukwus also tries to persuade humans to eat ghost food so that they will become like him. Bukwus is sometimes mistakenly identified with the Salish Sasquatch.