Medium: Cedar wood, pigment
Dimensions: 116 1/4 x 27 x 13 in. (295.3 x 68.6 x 33 cm)
Museum Location: Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor
Accession Number: 05.588.7418
Catalogue Description: The sculpture is an oversized standing wood figure called a speaker figure that would have been placed outside a house where, through its hollow mouth, the chief's orator would make announcements for the community. The figure stands with its arms attached to its body and arms and legs bent. The head is oversized in proportion to the body and the neck is short. Wide bands of black eyebrows overhang large almond-shaped eyes. Nose is long and triangular; mouth is large and open. On the chin is a carved and painted goatee. Condition of object is fair. Surface wear overall with spongy wooden areas throughout. Second photograph is the figure in situ in the village in Smith Inlet.