Makah Cultural and Research Center Online Museum

Winter SpiritualityWinter Spirituality

Symbolism
 ...carved into wood and bone. In this way, artists created an invisible link between the realms of the supernatural and the everyday. They gave form to the unseen.

Wealth of Design
Winter brought the spirits closer than any other time within the yearly circle of their movement. It was the main season for ceremonies.

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The Community Museum is a project of community organizations and Tribes across the Olympic Peninsula, and the University of Washington.
Support for the project comes from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Preston, Gates and Ellis, LLP.