Mask - Atlakima
This gorgeous mask was hand carved by Alert Bay First Nations Artist Dick Joseph.
The dance of the Forest Spirits can include up to 40 masked dancers. This dance tells the story of a boy who runs away from his abusive father to kill himself. In the forest, he meets a supernatural mouse who takes him to another realm where he meets the Forest Spirits. He returns to his village and shares the stories and dances of the Forest Spirits with his people.
Measurements: 25" x 13 3/4"