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Photo by Edmund Schwinke. Burke Museum #1988-78/144.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Book re-examines vilified film about First Nations people

In a still from “In the Land of the Head Hunters,” dancers of the Nan (Grizzly Bear) dance, Kwan'wala (Thunderbird) dance, and Hamasalal (Wasp) dance appear in a Kwakwaka'wakw “capturing the bride” ceremony, around 1914.