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Wolf headdress with elongated snout, prominent nostrils, an open mouth with bared teeth and fangs, and rounded ears that protrude from the top. The headdress is painted with black over the top of the head and snout, black eyebrows, black ears with green and orange designs on the inside, green around the eyes, red nostrils and lips, white teeth, and a white line over the top of the snout. Fragments of cloth attached to top and sides of headdress, and a band of thick canvas is attached on the inside. Strips of bent branch (?) are also attached to the top of the headdress and extend down behind it.

History Of Use

Used in 'Walasaxa Dance.

Iconographic Meaning

Represents wolf: atlhanam. also called dLugwala, receiving a treasure.

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