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Masks among Eskimo peoples

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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 ...

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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 ...

Chapter 2-4: Eskimos - Alaska's Heritage | Alaska History and ...

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The Inupiaq Eskimos caught and used salmon and other available fish. In freshwater ..... As did other Alaska Eskimos, the Alutiip made masks. Their masks had ...

Alaska Native community reclaims history of Alutiiq masks - Indian ...

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Nov 2, 2009 ... It was a time of transition for many communities; Alaska had recently been ... Alutiiq ceremonial masks were used to tell stories or to ensure a ...

Yup'ik Eskimo Dance - People Like Me Viewer's Guide

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Masks are used with the storytelling, singing, and dancing, which are the main ... In Alaska masks are, and have since ancient times, been used in theatrical and ...

Native American Masks (Northwest Indian masks, ceremonial Hopi ...

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Today most American Indian masks are used for dances, cultural drama, ... book with hundreds of photographs and descriptions of native Alaskan masks.

Yupik Masks - Smithsonian

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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 ...

Alaskan Native Masks - Fish Creek Company

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Alaska Native Mask Art. ... Masks. *Due to natural characteristics, the color of fur, bone, and wood may vary. Antler Masks. David Boxley Masks. Masks by Dave ...

The Right Mask – Finding Meaning in Anaktuvuk Pass | Alaska ...

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Oct 13, 2015 ... Skip to content Alaska Magazine ... This type of mask is used in the Deg Hit'an region for the Stick Dance Ceremony, where “carved sticks ...

mask - Alaska's Digital Archives

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Alaska State Museum - Sheldon Jackson Museum - Sitka .... Mask by Nathan Jackson with earrings by Emma Marks, titled "Haida Woman" or "Salmon Dancer" .

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Authentic Inuit Masks - Indians.org

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In the Inuit Culture masks are largely used for dancing in religious ceremonies or festivals. The dancing and religious ceremonies were performed for the ...

Ceremonial-Spirit Masks - Alaskan Masks, Hand-crafted

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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 ...

Alaskan skin mask, dream catcher, alaskan dream catcher, spirit ...

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Note: Each mask is hand made in Alaska by Alaska Natives, variations occur between each Alaskan mask, furs and skins used. Your Anaktuvuk Pass mask is  ...