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Frank Castiglione - Saturday, June 22, 2013 - 9:27amShaman Mask | yup-ee | yup-ic inspired
This Mask is inspired by the Yup-ik Native American Shaman Masks. The Eagle, made from steel is on the top with Trout fish made from copper are on each side of the Eagle. The hands for communicating with the Grandfathers are fashioned from steel. At the bottom are pieces of native UP Michigan copper and Native UP Michigan iron. The Face is made using Native UP Michigan White Pine with the eyes , nose and mouth made using native UP Michigan Maple knots. The ring surrounding the mask, and brackets holding the symbols are made from mild steel.