Indian masks and myths of the West..

by Joseph H. Wherry

Publisher: Funk and Wagnalls in New York

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Indian or Native American masks were made for ceremonies, decoration, war rituals, shaman rituals, rituals initiating young man into the tribe, in healing rituals, in entertainment, given as gifts and spiritual rituals.

Native Americans believed that the person wearing a mask was taken over by the spirit that mask represents. A delightful collection of tales, some of them Carib, many West African, that form the tradition of West Indian folk tales.

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When used in the Potlatch or other West Coast Native ceremonies, the native dancers would take on the personification of the creatures that the masks represented and enter the supernatural world during the dance. Peter Cozzens, author of [The Earth Is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West], discusses three myths about the wars.

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Some masks even had a second carved face inside the first to unmask as a story was told. The Indians developed a social system that was highly stratified.

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Due to the reign of many different rulers in the past, arts and crafts in West Bengal underwent many changes giving an artistic diversity today in the forms of traditional handicrafts, masks, painting and.

In India, mythological and real animals remain a powerful component of the vast country's diverse culture. There are Indian mask dances depicting animals such as the cow mask from Ramreela, a practice that has survived since prehistoric times.

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Provenance - All Gallery pieces are museum quality original pieces of authentic Canadian. Snopes is the internet's definitive resource for fact-checking misinformation, debunking fake news, and researching urban legends. These masks were dancers masks made for the representation of the Hindu Epic story The Ramayana.

The story is fascinating and goes on for ever. Most communities used to have sets of masks in that part of the world but most have been damaged, lost or sold off (which at least guaranty their existence).The bizarre statement came up at a New York City town hall event in October A digital composite image left some social media users scratching their heads.

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