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Tlingit bear mask

Tlingit bear mask - interesting handling of mouthless faces in bear ears

18th Century Tlingit Warrior's Helmet; a world record auction price for a Native American object sold for $2,185,000 - 2008

18th Century Tlingit Warrior's Helmet; a world record auction price for a Native American object sold for $2,185,000 - 2008

A true work of art - via Barry Herem FB

A true work of art - via Barry Herem FB

The Whale house family of Gaanaxteidi men among their at.oow (sacred items). <br><br>   In the centre stands Kuwdu.aat, with his son. Kuwdu.aat and his boy stand between two decorated bentwood boxes that hold the lineage’s sacred items. On top of the one on their right is a mask made in the image of X’akat. ahan, the woman who raised the Wood Worm.<br><br>     (description given by Jennie Thlunault in Nora Dauenhauer and Richard Dauenhauer. Has K̲usteeyí, Our Culture:...

The Whale house family of Gaanaxteidi men among their at.oow (sacred items). <br><br> In the centre stands Kuwdu.aat, with his son. Kuwdu.aat and his boy stand between two decorated bentwood boxes that hold the lineage’s sacred items. On top of the one on their right is a mask made in the image of X’akat. ahan, the woman who raised the Wood Worm.<br><br> (description given by Jennie Thlunault in Nora Dauenhauer and Richard Dauenhauer. Has K̲usteeyí, Our Culture:...

Bakwas “Cockle-Hunter” Mask Bella Bella (Heiltsuk) Northwest Vancouver Island c. 1870-1880 Alder?, paint   Fenimore Art Museum

Bakwas “Cockle-Hunter” Mask, Bella Bella (Heiltsuk) Nation, Vancouver Island, Canada, ca.

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Haida Bird Mask from the 19th–20th century. Wood (cedar), paint, feathers, copper, whalebone, string, iron nails. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

Bird Mask from century, British Columbia. (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC Haida culture, British Columbia)

A bentwood food dish with its cover of woven cedar bark.   The main figure is that of a Hawk; at the opposite end is an inverted human figure.     Collected in Skidegate circa 1900 by Charles F. Newcombe.

A bentwood food dish with its cover of woven cedar bark. The main figure is that of a Hawk; at the opposite end is an inverted human figure. Collected in Skidegate circa 1900 by Charles F.

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