This file contains images of Coast Salish and Kwakwaka'waku artifacts. Many of the photos are official photographs taken by various museums in Canada and the United States, but others are historical photos. These artifacts include masks, rattles, carvings, fishing equipment and fish processing, canoes, and North Coast architecture, such as long houses and house posts.
Photograph of performers behind a tall wooden board/wall. One is dressed like an animal, possibly a wolf, with a mask and furry costume. Two other performers stand nearby. Based on the content of this and related images in this file, this photograph was likely taken at an outdoor event in Alert Bay, BC.
Two women in ceremonial dress stand in front of a wall painted with designs, some of which resemble a face. A blond girl poses in front of the women. The back of the photo is labeled Laurie. The women may be Mrs. Crammer and Mrs. Alfred, ceremonial dancers. See also item a033232.