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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 we present a stunning image of Nuhlimkilaka. It was taken in 1914 by Edward S. Curtis. The image shows Kwakiutl person wearing an oversize mask and hands representing a forest spirit, Nuhlimkilaka, ("bringer of confusion"). We have created this collection of images primarily to serve as an easy to access educational tool. Contact curator@old-picture.com. Image ID# 8764750A

Rattle [Alaska; Sitka] Carved wood; musical instrument. (89.4.614) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Hand-Carved Native American Totem Pole - woodcarving, Western Red Cedar

Hand-Carved Native American Totem Pole - woodcarving, Western Red Cedar by MKWoodcarving on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/listing/214271376/hand-carved-native-american-totem-pole

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Hand-Carved Native American Totem Pole - woodcarving, Western Red Cedar

Hand-Carved Native American Totem Pole - woodcarving, Western Red Cedar by MKWoodcarving on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/listing/214271376/hand-carved-native-american-totem-pole

BLACK BELLY An old Cheyenne woman who was originally photographed by Edward Curtis in 1905 as she is depicted here. Story lines in her face reveal an incredible life of history

"This amazing totem was on somebody’s front yard in Ketchikan, Alaska, right behind their parking spot. It’s beautiful, I love the character this bird has. I like the fact they are living art – carved wood standing out in the open, changing constantly due to weathering. They never were made to be hidden away in museums, presided over by people in white coats – they are for the people, and of the people." Matthew Wild