Sisiyutł Photos

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Colour photograph of button blanket draped over a large log before the U'mista Cultural Society.

Button Blanket with Sisiyutł design and a copper in the center. The ‘T’s on the border also represent a copper shield and can be found in the center.

Large carved Sisiyutł or double headed serpent spans two upright posts with wooden sign bearing a welcome message.

Sisiyutł Welcome sign in Alert Bay, BC. Carved by the late ‘Namgis First Nation artist, Chief Palnakwala Wa’kas – Doug Cranmer.

Sepia tone photograph of dancer in Sisiyutł mask with body covered in hemlock branches.

Sisiyutł mask, that dancer is completely covered in hemlock branches. If you look closely you can see his hands beside the two horns on top of the central human face.