Giinaquq : like a face : Sugpiaq masks of the Kodiak Archipelago / Sven D. Haakanson Jr. and Amy F. Steffian, editors = Giinaquq : comme un visage : les masques sugpiat de l'archipel de Kodiak / sous la direction de Sven D. Haakanson, Jr. et Amy F. Steffian.

Masks are an ancient tradition of the Alutiiq people on the southern coast of Alaska. Alutiiq artists carved the masks from wood or bark into images of ancestors, animal spirits, and other mythological forces; these extraordinary creations have been an essential tool for communicating with the spiri...

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Authors: Alutiiq Museum & Archaeological Repository., Château-Musée de Boulogne-sur-Mer.
Other Authors: Haakanson, Sven D., Steffian, Amy F.
Format: Book
Published: Fairbanks : University of Alaska Press, ©2009.
Online Access:CONNECT