Carvings and designs of the Haidah Indians The Haidah Indians of the Queen Charlotte Islands James G. Swan, gentleman of Port Townsend, Wash. Washington: The Smithsonian Institution Press, 1874.

Carvings and designs of the Haidah Indians The Haidah Indians of the Queen Charlotte Islands James G. Swan, gentleman of Port Townsend, Wash. Washington: The Smithsonian Institution Press,

from Alaskan Native Art site, Arctic Studies and National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian (all strangely rolled into one). This is a hauntingly powerful one, an early eagle crest helmet, single piece of wood, possibly 18th century or earlier, Tlingit/Haida via Barry Herem FB

an early eagle crest helmet, single piece of wood, possibly century or earlier, Tlingit/Haida

Christian White argillite - raven and the first men

Christian White: Raven and the First People; argillite & abalone clam shell box, Haida artist from Haida Gwaii.

Button Blanket Florence Davidson 1955 72 x 60 x .5 (in) mixed media

Button Blanket Florence Davidson 1955 72 x 60 x (in) mixed media

TSA.AN XUU.UJEE DAJANGEE (HAT) CA. 1870 HAIDA Red cedar and paint, 10 1/2 x 15 3/4 in. (26.67 x 40cm), Gift of John H. Hauberg, 83.228, Provenance: Mark Tobey, until 1957; John H. Hauberg, Seattle, Washington, 1957-1983; Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington

Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection

Northwest Coast Indian Designs | Northwest Coast Textiles (Photo Diary)

The Northwest Coast peoples have a wide variety of garments which are worn during ceremonies and for special occasions.

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