Pick up a frog made by from cedar bark by eagle clan artist Gladys Vandal in Vancouver, B.C.
Frogs are considered good luck charms by the Haida people on Canada’s northwest coast. Eagle clan artist Gladys Vandal makes playful frog pins ($22) by weaving cedar bark sustainably grown in the town of Skidegate in the Haida Gwaii archipelago. Pick one up in the Museum of Anthropology gift shop at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, or order online.(604) 822-3440, www.moa.ubc.ca/shop.
Photography courtesy Museum of Anthropology, Vancouver, Canada
This article was first published in January 2008. Some facts may have aged gracelessly. Please call ahead to verify information.