About 12" by 11" , red cedar with cedar bark hair, copper eyes and nose ring, and abalone earrings. Carved by Corey Bulpitt (Haida).
This mask is a shaman mask or Sgaaga in Haida. He is wearing a hairpin in his top knot, has a copper nose ring and abalone earrings. It is surrounded by sacred red cedar bark. He has the tail of a killer whale painted on his face, the killer whale is often a spirit helper of the shaman. His eyes are rolled back and tongue is out as he is depicted here in a healing trance.