Edward Curtis’ Photographs of Kwakwaka’wakw Ceremonial Dress and Masks (ca. 1914)

Kotsuis and Hohhug, Nakoaktok — Nakoaktok men in ceremonial dress, with long beaks, crouching on their haunches.

 

 

The ceremonial costumes and masks of the Kwakwaka’wakw people as photographed by American photographer and ethnologist Edward Curtis, famous for his work with Native American people.

Source: Edward Curtis’ Photographs of Kwakwaka’wakw Ceremonial Dress and Masks (ca. 1914) | The Public Domain Review