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Ga`lukwiwa - 17 x 11 Unframed

Artist: Shawn Decaire

The Ga`lukwiwa, or crooked beak of the heavens is a cannibal bird who helps the cannibal Bax bak walanuksiwe(man eater of the North end of the world) by crushing the bones for him to eat, although a supernatural being, the Ga`lukwiwa mask is used in the Cedar Bark Ceremonies of the kwakwaka`wakw people.

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