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This unique work by Wongittilin displays a double-faced shaman / walrus transformation. The combination of the human and animal features reflects the native believe in the connectivity of all things. The head, face and base are all whale bone with walrus ivory tusks.
||Savoonga, St. Lawrence Island, AK
||6 x 7 x 3-1/4 in
||Whale bone, walrus ivory
||St. Lawrence Island Yupik