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This page is dedicated to the West Coast native art of British Columbia. Below are the designs that Sa-Cinn Feature in their clothing store. Every shirt comes with a mythology card which tells the original and timeless story that the design depicts. The pictures do not reflect the full allotment of t-shirt colors available  for each design. Prices, sizes and colors are noted below.

 Each T- Shirt is made of 100% cotton made by Gildan. The sleeves and neckline are triple stitched to ensure durability and longevity. As well, generous cuts and preshrunk fabric allows for maximum comfort. Also every shirt is hand silk screened with a paint called plastisol (a paint that when cured after screening paint for a long lasting print.

TESTIMONIAL

We received many compliments about the shirts. We were successful in our presentation. Everyone was jealous that our group had such fine shirts. Thank you for your help with the dislplay.The Jamboree Paper ran a front page ariticle about my presentation quoting the raven story and your information that your people did not worship totem poles.Presented to 35.000 peoples

JEANNE TAMS : LAYTON UT.

Designs By Na Na QuishNa Na Quish

Carrying on a proud family tradition of design Na Na Quish creates designs from stories told to him as a boy by his Uncle George Clutesi and other Elders.
Na Na Quish has been designing for 5 years after being taught the traditional design techniques from his cousin, who has the same ancestral roots, from the village of Kyuquot. 

Size  Length In Inches Width Of Chest 
Small  27" 34"
Medium  27" 38"
Large 30" 40"
Extra Large 32" 44"
XXL 32" 50"
XXXL 34" 56"

Click to View Full Range of Colors Available in Dance of the Hummingbird
Dance Of the Hummingbird
(Available in Front Only)

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Click to View Full Range of Colors Available in Raven's Moon
Raven's Moon
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This shirt represents the Dance that was performed by Hee-Nilth' s mother (Pearl Clutesi) for Princess Elizabeth in 1952. The mythology of the hummingbird is that of good luck. If a hummingbird appeared before a hunt it was considered a good omen.

This shirt depicts the story of how light was brought to the world. Raven once stole a ball of light but upon accidentally breaking it created sun and moon and the stars who are called the brothers of light. 

Click to View Full Range of Colors Available in Sea Serpent
Sea Serpent (Back)
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Click to View Full Range of Colors Available in Sea Serpent
 Sea Serpent  (Front)
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                     This shirt represents the supernatural power of the Sea Serpent whose strength and power to change even the elements are depicted in song and dance by the natives along the West Coast of Vancouver Island Here is the Sea Serpent in natural form and his disguise as an island.

Click to View Full Range of Colors Available in Sea Lion

Sea Lion (Available in front only)
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The Sea Lion design is the story of how the first sea-lion family came to be. Most importantly it depicts that the time honored Native value of sharing is natures law too.

Click to View Full Range of Colors Available in Thounder Mountain
Thunder Mountain (Front)
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Thunder Mountain (Back)
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           Long ago, it was believed that some where along the spine of the mountains on Vancouver Island was the lair of the Thunderbird. This design depicts the journey a young warrior's journey to find Thunder Mountain.

Click to View Full Range of Colors Available in KaKaw'in

Click to View Full Range of Colors Available in KaKaw'in

Ka Kawi'n
(Front and Back available)
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Commonly known throughout the world as Orca or Killer Whale, Na Na Quish entitled this design by its native name from the Native language of the West Coast of Vancouver Island. This design depicts the guardians of man by sea and sky. Their protectors are the Eagle and the Whale.

Click to Veiw Full Range of Colors Available in the Sun

Sun
(Click to View Colors and Story)

The Sun is the brother to the Moon and the stars 
and is held by some native people to be the witness to a
all events of the day (record keeper of the world).

 

Please Note:  Na Na Quish's designs are available in the choice of a front only print or a front-back print (except for The Dance of the Hummingbird and The Sealion).

 

Prices, and Sizes

T-SHIRTS
Ultra Cotton Gilden

S - M - L - XL   

Single Print
(
Full Image of the Design is on the Front Only)
$34.95 ea cdn

Double Print
(Design on Front is Small and Full Image on the Back)

$44.95 ea cdn.

XXL

Single Print $39.95 ea cdn.

Double Print $49.95 ea cdn.

XXXL

Single Print (Design on Front Only)
available in colors gray and black

Limited designs available please inquire
Single Print $49.95 ea cdn. Double Print $59.95.00
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