Kuniisii Niijaanguu (Ancestor's Mask) by Christian WhiteKuniisii Niijaanguu (Ancestor's Mask) by Christian White
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Kuniisii Niijaanguu (Ancestor's Mask)

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This mask reflects on the early custom among my people of creating portrait masks to resemble a deceased relative.

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Location Canada
Region Northwest Coast
Artist Christian White
NWC Nation N/A
Date Created 2008
Dimensions Mask and stand: 2" H x 1" 3/16" W x 1" 14/16" Mask: 1" x 1" x 1"
Materials & Edition argillite, abalone, mastodon ivory

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