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Christopher Cardozo Fine Art is pleased to announce a historic recreation of Edward Curtis’ magnum opus, The North American Indian, now available in two masterful editions The Custom Edition and the Complete Reference Edition™
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Edward S. Curtis was an American self-taught photographer. He grew up in Minnesota, close to the Chipewa and Winnebago Indian tribes. He is is widely known for documenting Native American tribes culture. 959 more words
Edward S. Curtis: Kotsuis and Hohhuq (Nakoaktok) (1914); “These two masked performers in the winter dance represent huge, mythical birds. The mandibles of these tremendous wooden masks are controlled by strings.” The ‘Nak’waxda’xw (or Nakoaktok) are a nation of Kwak’wala-speaking peoples from northern Vancouver Island in British Columbia, .