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L. Yah-Kwan R. Wush-kin-aw, Kagwantan chiefs who gave the Sitka Potlatch 1904. :: Alaska State Library-Historical Collections

Three men of the Kogwanton clan in ceremonial regalia standing around the Panting Wolf carving; 1904 potlatch in Sitka. :: Alaska State Library-Historical Collections

Headdress Frontlet, ca. 1885. Tlingit (United States, Alaska). Wood, paint, abalone shell.

Tlingit men in regalia, including a spruce-root crest hat with potlatch rings (center), Killer Whale crest hat (right) and Chilkat robes. Each man holds a Raven rattle. Courtesy of the Alaska State Library, Elbridge W. Merrill Photograph Collection, P57-022.

A rare Quinault shaman's ceremonial implement, Washington State. The Quinault Indians inhabited what is now the Olympic Peninsula of Washington State, living along the coast, and are a distinct group of people that comprise the larger Salish complex of tribes. The most striking examples of their sculptural traditions are found in their highly stylized 'power figures'

Alaska ~ Alexander Archipelago ~ Baranof Island/Sitka. | Medicine Man's necklace. Tlingit people. Leather with bone ornaments. ca. 1921

Old Bering Sea Peoples, Alaska - Human Figure, 2nd Century BC- 1st Century AD, walrus ivory.

Scythian saddle blanket from Pazyryk, Russian Altai mountains, 4th century B.C. Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.

Ceremonial Copper 19th century Geography: United States, Alaska Culture: Tlingit Medium: Copper, paint Dimensions: H. 34 1/4 x W. 21 x D. 7/8 in. (87 x 53.3 x 2.2 cm) Classification: Metal-Implements Credit Line: The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979 - Chief George Kyan, Ketchikan, AK, 1880s–(d.)1955; by bequest to his family