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Raven Pretends to Die (1993)

Wood Engraving
Dale DeArmond
Artist's Edition: 25
Edition of Artist Proofs: 2

Paper type: Archival quality
Print size: 7 ½" x 8 ½"
Image size: 5" x 6"

AKA: Crow Pretends to Die

Hand pulled by the artist from the original endgrain maple blocks on an Ettan etching press at Sitka, Alaska, April, 1993.

Editor's note: this image is illustrated in the book Tales From the Dena: Indian Stories from the Tanana, Koyukuk & Yukon Rivers.

Raven pretended to die so he could listen to what people would say about him. He didn't much like what he heard and vowed to make some people sorry!