Keeper of the River’s Mouth

Carved and painted wood Yupik dance mask representing the Keeper of the River’s Mouth

Dance mask representing the Keeper of the River’s Mouth, attributed to Ikamrailnguq circa 1900. This mask is in the collection of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian. It was included in the exhibit Yua: Henri Matisse and the Inner Arctic Spirit at the Heard Museum in Phoenix, Arizona – ExplorationVacation.net