View of north side of the Potlatch Gallery, ceremonial regalia mounted along the wall to the right of the viewer. Image shows a section of the north side of the Potlatch Gallery in which a speaker’s staff, a dzunakwa mask, four mourning masks and two copper shields are displayed. Image of a corner of the Potlatch Gallery close to the entrance View of the entrance wall at the east end of the Potlatch Gallery.

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Gwaxgwakwalanuksiwe’ - Raven-at-the-North-End-of-the-World

Still image of Gwaxgwakwalanuksiwe' - Raven-at-the-north-end-of-the-world mask shot against black background

The mystical Raven is one of the bird-servants to Man-Eater-at-the-North-End-of-the-World. Their role was to kill people and bring this food to their master. When the Cannibal-Dancer hears the name of this raven, he goes into a frenzy and begins to run wild.