Whistle

  • Exhibition Text

    • Whistle used in ceremonies by members of the secret society whose supernatural protector was the Cannibal Spirit. The sounds of whistles were thought to represent voices of supernatural beings.

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  • Collection Information

    • Catalog No: 16 / 8412 Field No: 31
      Culture: KWAKWAKA'WAKW, DZA'WADEENOX
      Locale: BC, DZA'WADEENOX
      Country: CANADA
      Dimensions: L:27 W:9.5 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1901
      Donor: HUNT, GEORGE

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