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The use of masks and head-ornaments on the north-west coast of America

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Published by s.n. in [Leiden, Netherlands? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians of North America -- Masks.,
  • Indiens -- Amérique du Nord -- Masques.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Franz Boas.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 14307, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 14307
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (12 fr.)
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23713378M
    ISBN 100665143079

      The area along the Pacific Coast north of California and between the Cascade Mountains and the ocean, is the home to many Indian nations who traditionally based their economy on the use . The masks of the Indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast are powerful objects that assist us in defining our place in the cosmos. In a world of endless change and complexity, masks offer a continuum for Native people to acknowledge our connection to the universe.-Chief Robert Joseph (Down from the Shimmering Sky, ).

      In West and Central Africa,ceremonial masks are viewed as manifestations of the spirits, and the dramatic effect and visibility of masks is enhanced by use of vivid color. Accompanied by vivid color photographs of masks, the largest representation of traditional polychrome masks from the Price: $ Masks Around the World Masks Around the World Masks Around the World. Descriptive (nonfiction), words, Lexile L Level 2 Grades People everywhere use masks to tell stories and celebrate holidays. There are different kinds of masks: animal masks, people masks, and thing masks, such as the sun mask from Ecuador.

    Mask - Mask - Funerary and commemorative uses: In cultures in which burial customs are important, anthropomorphic masks have often been used in ceremonies associated with the dead and departing spirits. Funerary masks were frequently used to cover the face of the deceased. Generally their purpose was to represent the features of the deceased, both to honour them and to establish a relationship. - Haida Bird Mask from the 19th–20th century. Wood (cedar), paint, feathers, copper, whalebone, string, iron nails. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC.


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The use of masks and head-ornaments on the north-west coast of America Download PDF EPUB FB2

The use of masks for this purjiose is spread all over the coast, Iming found anioni; the T/ini/il as well as among the trilies near Victoria; hut among the hitter very tiw types of masks are used, and it is the privilege of certain tribesand clans to wear them.

Use of masks and head-ornaments on the north-west coast of America. [Leiden, Netherlands?]: [publisher not identified], [?] (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Franz Boas.

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