Nurtured by a benevolent land and guided by a sophisticated mythology, the Kwakiutl Indians of the British Columbia coast developed an art that is characterized by variety, skill, and power. Even after white culture began to interfere with the Indians' traditional living patterns, their art, firmly rooted in ceremony, continued to flourish and produced an exuberant array of carved masks, house posts, totem poles, feast dishes, rattles, whistles, and other objects.In 1927, the beginnings of what is now a superb collection of ...

Kwakiutl Art 1988, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295966403

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