Tlingit whale bone mask. Field Museum of Natural History. 

Tlingit bone masks. Peabody & Essex Museum.
 

Haida transformation mask, open. Canadian Museum of History VII-B-23. 

Haida marmot mask. Canadian Museum of History VII-B-136a.

Haida transformation mask. Canadian Museum of History VII-B-20.

Land otter woman mask from the Nass River area. Canadian Museum of History VII-C-1759.

Gitxsan puffin mask. American Museum of Natural History 16-1/619.

Tsimshian wolf mask. Canadian Museum of History.
 

Tlingit mask. Peabody & Essex Museum.
 

Nisga'a sun mask. National Museum of the American Indian.

Haida transformation mask, partially open. Canadian Museum of History VII-B-23. 

Haida portrait mask. National Museum of the American Indian.

Haida copper mask. Canadian Museum of History VII-B-108.

Tsimshian mask. Canadian Museum of History. 
 

Tsimshian Moon mask. Canadian Museum of History VII-B-9.

Haisla mask. Photograph by Alan Sawyer. 

 

Tlingit copper mask. National Museum of the American Indian. 

Haida mosquito mask. Canadian Museum of History VII-B-704.

Haida transformation mask, closed. Canadian Museum of History VII-B-23. 

Haida mask from Masset, Haida Gwaii. Canadian Museum of History VII-B-21.

Gitxsan nox nox (supernatural being) mask. Canadian Museum of History.

Tsimshian wind mask. Canaidan Museum of History VII-C-1111.

Tsimshian copper mask. American Museum of Natural History. 

Haisla mask. Photograph by Alan Sawyer. University of British Columbia, Museum of Anthropology A1965.

References Cited

Glass, Aaron (2011) Objects of Exchange: Social and Material Transformation on the Late Nineteenth-Century Northwest Coast. Bard Centre, New York. 

MacNair, Peter, Robert Joseph, and Bruce Greenville (editors) (1998) Down from the Shimmering Sky: Masks of the Northwest Coast. Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver and Toronto. 

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