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1914: Kotsuis and Hohhuq

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, .

Edward S. Curtis the North American Indian, Muskegon Museum of Art

by Aaminah Shakur

Muskegon Museum of Art’s Edward S. Curtis the North American Indian exhibition was, “years in the making” according to museum staff.  The MMA website describes the show as an important celebration of “the artistic genius and lasting cultural legacy” of… 1,722 more words

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The North American Native

Edward Sheriff Curtis (1868 – 1952) was an American photographer and ethnologist most famous for his extensive documentation of Native Americans. His publication The North American Indian, a 20-volume work was created between 1907 – 1930 and commissioned by his patron… 72 more words