Masks among Eskimo peoples served a variety of functions. Masks were made
out of driftwood, ... The Yup'ik are Eskimos of Western Alaska whose masks vary
enormously but are characterised by grea...
Native American Masks of the Northwest Coast and Alaska ... masks were also
occasionally placed with the dead or used in non-spiritual contexts for popular ...
In the Inuit Culture masks are largely used for dancing in religious ceremonies or
festivals. The dancing and religious ceremonies were performed for the ...
Large flying swan, the shaman's dance mask, used at the last feast of the winter.
The Shaman"s Helping Spirit brought the swans, geese, ducks, and other birds ...
The Inupiaq Eskimos caught and used salmon and other available fish. In
freshwater ..... As did other Alaska Eskimos, the Alutiip made masks. Their masks
During 1996, 1997 and 1998 an amazing exhibit of Southwestern Alaskan ... The
masks were used for many ceremonial purposes; they were said to have made ...
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Alutiiq ceremonial masks were used to tell stories or to ensure a ...