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Ceremonial Rattles

Classic examples of Northwest Coast art, these rattles from British Columbia illustrate the sophisticated way of life salmon helped provide. They were used during shamanistic performances to cure sickness and combat witchcraft. More about raven spirit can be found in our Raven Spirit featured story.