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photograph of current display in the Grand Vestibule

A display highlighting the interaction between the monarchy and the wider world

Chief Alver Tait (b. 1943)

Eagle bowl 1980-82

RCIN 95550

Grand Vestibule, Windsor Castle

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Alver Tait (b. 1943) is a Hereditary Chief of the Eagle-Beaver (Laxsgiik) clan and a wood carver of the Nisga'a First Nations cultural group in British Columbia. His work includes totem poles in the Nass Valley of northern British Columbia. This eagle bowl may be a model feast bowl or ceremonial grease bowl. It was presented to The Queen by the City of Vancouver.