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An Alutiiq Dance
ILLUSTRATION OF AN ALUTIIQ DANCE
Illustration © Mark Matson

Hieromonk Gideon:
"Later, having removed their festival caps and donning various kinds of strange disquises and all sorts of masks, they dance [again] also to the accompaniment of songs and carrying rattles, either singly or by twos, once again representing various actions."

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Alutiiq Objects - William J. Fisher Collection:
WOODEN MASK 90466
Wooden mask 
90466
WOODEN MASK 74694
Wooden mask 
74694
WOODEN MASK 74692
Wooden mask 
74692
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Text as quoted from Hieromonk Gideon, Kodiak 1804-1807
Translation from Russian by Lydia Black (Gideon 1989)
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