-- Home---About Us---How To Order---eCards---Info Articles/Videos---Contact Us --

image natie tribal masks inuit art carvings--image native tribal masks inuit art prints - image northwest canadian native tribal masks art carvings

-----Inuit Art Carvings -- Inuit Art Prints --Native Tribal Carvings -

Native Tribal Masks at the Museum of Civilization

Admirers of Native Tribal masks will certainly not be disappointed if visiting the Museum of Civilization near Ottawa in Canada. The museum has a giant collection of Pacific Northwest Native Tribal masks on permanent display.

Some examples from this collection are shown here. Directly below are two wolf masks from the Coast Salish tribes. These are some of the more simple Native Tribal masks.

image native tribal masks wolf --- image native tribal masks wolf
Coast Salish Native Tribal Wolf Masks

Free Native Art eBooks!

'An Overview of Pacific Northwest Native Indian Art'
'An Overview of Canadian Arctic Inuit Art'

Receive two art eBooks for FREE! Just enter your name and e-mail below (privacy policy) then click the button to be taken to a webpage where you can download both eBooks. Click on titles for details.

On the other end of the scale in terms of complexity, the Museum of Civilization has some gorgeous transformational masks which feature inner and outer masks. The outer mask opens up to reveal the inner mask. Below are two fine examples.

image native tribal mask transformation --- image native tribal mask museum
Native Tribal Masks With Inner and Outer Sections

Some Native Tribal masks were designed to fit all around the wearer including the back rather than just in front of the face. An example is the killer whale mask shown below.

imag native tribal whale mask
Native Tribal Mask Of Killer Whale

A more detailed discussion with background information is in the Northwest Native Tribal Masks article.

Northwest Indian artists are producing some stunning artwork including Native Tribal masks these days. See Northwest Native Tribal Masks at very affordable online prices here at Free Spirit Gallery.

Click any image or link below to start viewing our beautiful
selection of Northwest Native American Indian art

northwest indian art carvings bear -----northwest indian art prints loon
-- Northwest Indian ---------- Northwest Indian ----
Art Carvings ------------------- Art Prints ---

See Our Native Art Videos

-image inuit art video-----image northwest native indian art carvings video
Inuit Art Sculptures ----- Northwest Native
- from the Arctic --------- Indian Carvings

[Back to Northwest Coast Native American Art Information Resource Articles]

Gallery Main Artwork Categories

Inuit Art: Polar Bears Seals Walruses Muskox Inukshuk Whales Baskets Prints Other

Northwest Indian Art: Bears Eagles/Birds Salmons Killerwhales Masks Prints Other

Free Spirit Gallery Site Map


Copyright 2006-2018 Free Spirit Gallery, All Rights Reserved