Head ring

  • Exhibition Text

    • Head ring worn at the initiation ceremony by members of the secret society whose supernatural protector was the Cannibal Spirit. The attachment in front represents a corpse.

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  • Collection Information

    • Catalog No: 16 / 6860 Field No: 104
      Culture: KWAKWAKA'WAKW, KWIKSOT'ENOX
      Locale: BC, KWIKSOT'ENOX
      Country: CANADA
      Material: WOOD, FIBER, STRING
      Dimensions: L:41 W:34 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1899
      Donor: HUNT, GEORGE

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