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Accession Number: TT.00028
Date of Photo: 1983/04
Caption: [Masked dancers.]

Description: Portrait of two dancers.  In the foreground crouches a  slightly out of focus dancer wearing what appears to be a bear mask.  Behind him is a dancer, identified as Larry Garrity, in sharp focus wrapped in a blanket and wearing a headress with a carved totem figure, called a Shakee.aat.

Name: Unknown Photographer
Role: Photographer

Name: Larry Garrity
Ethnicity: Tlingit
Role: Subject

State: Alaska
Region: Sealaska
Community: Sitka

Events: Sitka Native Arts Festival
Indigenous Group: Tlingit
Publication Information: 1983/04/20
CD Number: 003

Annotations: "Sitka Native Arts Festival  T.T, 4/20/83"
Keywords: Clothing & dress:Headresses:Shakee.aat
Clothing & dress:Masks
Festivals:Art Festivals
Indigenous Groups:Tlingit
Portraits:Group portraits

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