Haida Crow and Bear Tattoos

Recorded by James G. Swan for the Smithsonian in his 1874 report “Haidah Indians: Queen Charlotte’s Islands, British Columbia, with a Brief Description of Their Carvings, Tattoo Designs, Etc.”

"Fig. 11 is the crow, Hooyeh. This is sometimes drawn with a double head."

“Fig. 11 is the crow, Hooyeh. This is sometimes drawn with a double head.”

"Fig. 12 is the bear, Hoorts."

“Fig. 12 is the bear, Hoorts.”


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