2 thoughts on “Raven’s Prayer for the People

  1. Bokononist says:

    The Raven (Don Hitchcock) https://www.donsmaps.com/raven.html

    “The Pacific Northwest Coast First Nations, and particularly the Kwakwaka’wakw Nation, have a tradition of transformation masks, which allow the performer/dancer to change from an animal such as the raven into a mythical being.”

  2. paɬaˑč says:

    Photographs of Kwakwakaʼwakw ceremonial dress and masks captured by Edward Curtis, 1914-1915 https://rarehistoricalphotos.com/kwakwaka-wakw-edward-curtis-photographs/
    See also Curtis’s Landmark 1914 Silent Film of Pacific Northwest First Nations Culture https://www.curtisfilm.rutgers.edu/downloads/moa_ec_program.pdf
    p/s: “In the Land of the Head Hunters (also called In the Land of the War Canoes) was acted entirely by Kwakwaka’wakw native people, making it the first feature-length film whose cast was composed entirely of Native North Americans. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_the_Land_of_the_Head_Hunters

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