Wednesday, September 28, 2011

spirits and spirit helpers

Harpoon head, Lazaroosee Akspaliak, 1975, Arctic Bay & Harpoon Head-figure, Dorset Culture, Igloolik area / Shaman's teeth, Dorset culture, Igloolik area, ivory / Mask, pre-1913, Coastal Ungava, sealskin and sinew / Shaman's mask, pre-1925, East Greenland, sealskin, fur, twine, and sinew / Harpoon head, artist unknown, 1963, Cape Dorset & Flying Bear, artist unknown, Eskimo Point / Man, Dorset culture, Igloolik area, ivory
from The Coming and Going of the Shaman: Eskimo Shamanism and Art by Jean Blodgett, The Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, 1978 (cover here at R4TH (I finally found it))


tiritang said...

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Thank you so much!

jessica said...

these are amazing. thank you!

ahoi! said...

woah, thanks so much tiritang. i'm glad.
...and artspotting is great. thanks for the link.