This mask represents one of the elements of nature, the moon, Makwala. Notice the rim where a thunderbird figure is carved. This represents the thunderbird in the story of the sea monster 'Namxelagiyu, an ancestor of Kevin's father's tribe, the 'Namgis. It is a New Moon, so you have no sense of direction and spend 1 day reorienting yourself and getting back to shore.

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