1914: Kotsuis and Hohhuq

Edward S. Curtis - Kotsuis and Hohhuq (Nakoaktok) (1914)

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, .

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