Carved Posts At Alert Bay

Carved Posts At Alert Bay

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From Edward Curtis’ Field Notes:

“These two heraldic columns at the Nimkish village Yilis, on Cormorant island represent the owner’s paternal crest, an eagle, and his maternal crest, a grizzly-bear crushing the head of a rival chief.” – Edward Curtis

The North American Indian, Volume 10, The Kwakiutl, 1915. Portfolio plate no. 330.

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