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Source
Chapter 2, pages 26-33, Art of the Northern Tlingit, published by University of Washington Press
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
Date
1986
Author
Jonaitis, A.
Source
Chapter 2, pages 26-33, Art of the Northern Tlingit, published by University of Washington Press
Date
1986
Language
English
Geographic Location
U.S.
Publication Type
Book/Book Chapter
Physical Holding
University of Alaska Anchorage
Keywords
Costume
Grave guardians and shamans' figures
Masks and maskettes
Necklaces and charms
Percussive instruments and batons
Secular and shamanic art
Tlingit
Abstract
The shaman's spirit helpers, called "yek," appeared on a wide variety of shamanic artworks that included grave guardians, masks, maskettes, headgear, batons, costumes, and percussive instruments.
Notes
Reference book found in Alaskana Collection: E99.T6 J65 1986
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