Bookwus Mask - Beau Dick (Kwakwaka'wakw) - Red cedar, acrylic paint, horsehair, deer hide - 25” x 28” x 12” - POR

Original size is 3072 × 3072 pixels

Bookwus, or the Wild Man of the Woods, is the Kwakwaka’wakw supernatural being who lurks on the edges of forests and near streams, hoping to lure the souls of those who drown or unwitting humans to eat his ghost food, which causes them to become otherworldly, like him.