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Kwakwaka'wakw: 'Namgis 'Yalis (In 1860, 'Yalis was renamed 'Alert Bay' after a British naval gunship). This pole depicts a grizzly bear and was at the Big House belonging to Chief Pal'nakwala Wakas.

Kwakwaka'wakw: 'Namgis 'Yalis (In 1860, 'Yalis was renamed 'Alert Bay' after a British naval gunship). This pole depicts a grizzly bear and was at the Big House belonging to Chief Pal'nakwala Wakas.

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Good Lord, this is a spellbinding Home! Enjoy RushWorld boards, EYE CANDY ARCHITECTURAL MASTERPIECES, SPELLBINDING ART INSTALLATIONS, STREET ART GRAFFITI and WELCOME TO HELL HERE ARE YOUR SHOES. See you at RushWorld on Pinterest!

Here for your browsing pleasure is an extraordinary photo of Koskimo House-post. It was made in 1914 by Edward S. Curtis.    The photo documents Interior supporting columns of Koskimo home bearing carvings commemorating incidents in family history, often depicting the guardian spirit of the founder.    We have compiled this collection of photos mainly to serve as a vital educational resource. Contact curator@old-picture.com.

Here for your browsing pleasure is an extraordinary photo of Koskimo House-post. It was made in 1914 by Edward S. Curtis. The photo documents Interior supporting columns of Koskimo home bearing carvings commemorating incidents in family history, often depicting the guardian spirit of the founder. We have compiled this collection of photos mainly to serve as a vital educational resource. Contact curator@old-picture.com.

Raven from the Pole of Tatentsit. which was erected for, or by, T'at'entsit on the occasion of a large potlatch. The pole was re-adzed and re-painted by Kwakwaka'wakw carver Mungo Martin before shipping in 1947. At Museum of Anthropology, UBC

Raven from the Pole of Tatentsit. which was erected for, or by, T'at'entsit on the occasion of a large potlatch. The pole was re-adzed and re-painted by Kwakwaka'wakw carver Mungo Martin before shipping in 1947. At Museum of Anthropology, UBC

Emily Carr, Indian Village , Alert Bay, 1909 on ArtStack #emily-carr #art

Emily Carr, Indian Village , Alert Bay, 1909 on ArtStack #emily-carr #art

You are looking at an artistic picture of Nimkish (Namgis) Village Alert Bay. It was created in 1914 by Edward S. Curtis.    The picture presents Kwakiutl (Kwakwaka'wakw) village, with totem poles, Alert Bay, British Columbia.    We have created this collection of illustrations primarily to serve as a valuable educational tool. .

You are looking at an artistic picture of Nimkish (Namgis) Village Alert Bay. It was created in 1914 by Edward S. Curtis. The picture presents Kwakiutl (Kwakwaka'wakw) village, with totem poles, Alert Bay, British Columbia. We have created this collection of illustrations primarily to serve as a valuable educational tool. .

The interior of the  Big House, Cormorant Island showing a Thunderbird, the eagle figure at the top of the pole, supported by Dzunuk'wa with her characteristic lips. Photo: © Adelaide de Menil, 1967

The interior of the Big House, Cormorant Island showing a Thunderbird, the eagle figure at the top of the pole, supported by Dzunuk'wa with her characteristic lips. Photo: © Adelaide de Menil, 1967

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