Nuxalk Style Sun Mask

Nuxalk Style Sun Mask

Peter Wayne Gong (Squamish)
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This mask is a study on the Nuxalk Sun Mask located in the collection of the American Museum of Natural History in New York. The Nuxalk First Nation is an Indigenous community made up of people are from various locations within Nuxalk Territory. They amalgamated after the smallpox epidemic in 1862. This territory is also known as the Bella Coola Valley, a steep-sided valley within the coastal temperate rainforest ecosystem of the central coast of British Columbia. 
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