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A circa-1900 Tlingit shaman

A circa-1900 Tlingit shaman from the Wrangell area wears his ceremonial garb for a portrait by Winter & Pond. He is holding a raven rattle and his apron is adorned with dentalium shells and puffin bills. Alaska State Library.

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