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Clan Chief Kwaxsistalla Wathl’thla (Adam Dick) leading the Atla’gimma (Spirits of the Forest ceremonial dance), which speaks of the intricate relationships among people and the beings of the forest. Kwakwaka’wakw Clan Chief Kwaxsistalla Wathl’thla (Adam Dick) held the rights to this dance. The dance was performed for the participants of the 2010 Annual Society of Ethnobiology Conference (Victoria, BC, Canada) courtesy of Kwaxsistalla Wathl’thla. The dance is accompanied by chanting and regular and powerful drumbeats. (Photo: Robert Turner)

 

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Taken on May 8, 2010