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oct 28, 1890 - Transformation mask

Description:

Late 19th century CE
Wood, paint and string
Kwakwaka’wakw, Northwest coast of Canada
-Used in ceremonies to show the transformation of a spirit
-Used as a telling of ancestry item
-Traditionally performed at a ceremony called potlatch where they would either tell a story about their ancestors or people were receiving something

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Date:

oct 28, 1890
Now
~ 127 years ago

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