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Kwakiutl dancing societies

Drucker, Philip

Kwakiutl dancing societies

by Drucker, Philip

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Published by University of California press in Berkeley, Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kwakiutl dance.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Philip Drucker.
    SeriesAnthropological records, 2 : 6
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE51 .A58 vol. 2, no. 6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p.l., 201-230 p.
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL181654M
    LC Control Numbera 41000022

    Kwakiutl Indian Legends (Kwakwaka'wakw) This is our collection of links to Kwakiutl folktales and traditional stories that can be read online. We have indexed our Native American stories section by tribe to make them easier to locate ; however, variants on the same legend are often told by American Indians from different tribes, especially if. The men of these secret societies used different names during this season; names that were previously bestowed by spirits during shamanic ceremonies. As Franz Boas observed in his definitive ethnography of Kwakiutl ceremonials, “It is clear that with the change of name the whole social structure, which is based upon the names, must break down.

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There is a short list of references at the end of the book, but no index. The book is divided into two parts, contemporary society, and society in the past, the Potlatch Period. The majority of the book is devoted to describing contemporary by:   Dancing at Time Zero: Kwakiutl Secret Dance Societies.

We previously looked at the symbolic structures that organize every aspect of social life and identity of the Native Americans of the Pacific Northwest, including the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian peoples.

In these societies, social identity is articulated through a complex symbolic vocabulary of hereditary. Kwakiutl Art. Audrey Hawthorn curved dancers dancing societies decorated eagle feast dish feathers Fort Rupert G.

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Page - Newettee dialect: dd'xsitsEnt, "taking hold of the foot"). The ceremony is performed in the same manner as a real marriage. In case the bearer of the name has no children at all, a sham marriage with a part of his body is performed, with his right or left side, a leg or an arm, and the privileges are conveyed in the same manner as in the case of a real marriage.

A magnificent film featuring Pacific Northwest Indian dances of the ancient winter ceremonial handed down among the Kwakiutl families as their way of keeping history.

Beautiful costumes and masks are worn by the dancers in this black and white film. The potlatch, a ceremonial distribution of property and gifts unique to Northwest Coast peoples, was elaborately developed by the southern Kwakiutl.

Their potlatches were often combined with performances by dancing societies, each society having a series of dances that dramatized ancestral interactions with supernatural beings.

At the same time, the Kwakiutl attitude toward much of the world in which they lived was pragmatic and secular. There were numerous unearthly beings, including some identified with specific numayms and others with dancing societies. None was seen as particularly active in affecting the outcome of human affairs.

A Kwakwaka'wakw transformation mask made of wood, horsehair and shell. The materials used in Kwakwaka'wakw art include wood, horn, bark, shell, animal bone and various pigments.

For wood, western red cedar (Thuja plicata) is preferred for large projects, as it grows in abundance along the Northwest coast. The Kwakiutl are one of several indigenous First Nations that inhabit the western coast of British Columbia, Canada, from central and northern Vancouver Island to the adjacent mainland coast.

In the s, the Kwakiutl officially changed their name to Kwakwaka'wakw, meaning “Kwak'wala speaking tribes”, though the two names are often used interchangeably by scholars and some Kwakiutl.

Music. Kwakwakaʼwakw music is the ancient art of the Kwakwa̱ka̱ʼwakw peoples. The music is an ancient art form, stretching back thousands of years. The music is used primarily for ceremony and ritual, and is based around percussive instrumentation, especially log, box, and hide drums, as well as rattles and whistles.

A Kwakiutl totem pole is a wood carving that Kwakiutl tribe members would carve for spiritual purposes. Asked in Supernatural and the Occult, Paganism, Satanism Do Satanists perform ceremonies. Kwakiutl, self-name Kwakwaka’wakw, North American Indians who traditionally lived in what is now British Columbia, Canada, along the shores of the waterways between Vancouver Island and the.

The Northwest Coast --Craft and Technology of the Artist --Style and Content in Northwest Coast Art --Kwakiutl Mythology and Iconography --Inheritance --The Potlatch --The Copper Complex --The Ceremonial Year --Staging the Tsetseka --Hereditary Officials and Their Ceremonial Roles --Dancing Societies --Hamatsa Ritual --Ritual of Winalagilis.

Kwakwaka'wakw dancing societies. There are four main groups of Kwakwaka'wakw dancing societies since ancient times: Hamatsa (" Cannibal "), Winalagilis ("Making War All Over the Earth"), Atlakim ("Taken Far Away Into the Woods"), and Dluwalakha or Klasila.

There is a house for each dancing society, and only members may enter. See also the explanatory book: Kwakiutl String Figures. Coppers are highly valued ceremonial objects that record crutial social and economic transactions in Kwakwaka'wakw society.

One of the few coppers preserved in ethnological collections that retains its history belonged to Mungo Martin. Read the history by Wilson Duff: The Killer Whale Copper. Kwakiutl (Kwakwaka’wakw) Name. The name Kwakiutl (pronounced kwak-ee-YEW-tul) has two meanings: either “smoke of the world” or “beach at the north side of the river.”In the past the name referred to all the related tribes or groups, those who spoke the Kwakiutl language (known in modern times as Kwakwaka’wakw) and the individual the early twenty-first century the.

Art of the Kwakiutl Indians and Other Northwest Coast Tribes by Hawthorn, Audrey and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The beings that make up Kwakiutl mythology are remarkably diverse.

Accounts of their interactions with humans and each other are passed along through stories that not only form the basis of traditional Kwakiutl spiritual and ceremonial life and lore, but also connect Kwakiutl families to their ancestral pasts.

Many contemporary Kwakiutl identify themselves as. --Dance and music in the life of the Northwest coast Indians of North America (Kwakiutl) by Franz Boas. -- Function of dance forms in primitive African communities, by Geoffrey Gorer. -- Dance and dance-drama in Haiti, by Harold Courlander.Situated on the northern part of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, the Kwakwaka’wakw tribal lands are a stunning union of forest, sea and mountains.

This remarkable environment teeming with life fostered the dramatic art of this tribe. Renowned for carving and considered the most theatrical of all of the northwest coast tribes, the Kwakwaka’wakw carving .Introductory note / Franziska Boas --Dance and music in the life of the Northwest coast Indians of North America (Kwakiutl) / Franz Boas --Function of dance forms in primitive African communities / Geoffrey Gorer --Dance and dance-drama in Haiti / Harold Courlander --Form and function of the dance in Bali / Claire Holt.