Item a033247 - Kwakiutl Totem

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Kwakiutl Totem

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  • [ca. 1960 - 1990] (Creation)

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1 postcard : col.. print ;14 x 10.5 cm

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Kwakiutl "Wild Woman" totem pole. Photo by E. J. Cooke; published by J. Barnard Photographer, LTD, Victoria B. C. This pole, located in the Nimpkish Band Cemetery, is a memorial to Billie Moon. It was carved in 1931 by Willie Seaweed and his son Joe. It depicts a Thunderbird grasping the head of the giantess Dzoonokwa. See also items a033236, a033242, and a033260 which also depict this pole.

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Entered by Kay Weisman 27 April 2016

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