Hamatsa by Don Widmer. Edition of 15. Handmade paper of flax/abaca, cotton/sisal, dyed mitsumata. Laser cut. Letterpress printed. Text based on declamatory nature & subject matter of existing song texts from the Pacific NW Coast Native cultures. During the ceremony, initiates into the Hamatsa secret society (usually teenage boys) are taken by the cannibal spirit to live in the woods for a period of time. Text incorporates words to evoke sound & movement.