Unlike many other animals, wolves share in the care of their young and work together for the pack.
By wearing the wolf mask and petitioning his helping spirit,the shaman asked to receive the skills and attributes of the wolf.
Numerous types of the wolf mask were found throughout Alaska 1880s-1890s
Hand Carved In Alaska from Black Cottonwood by Dave Hendren.
Fur Trim will vary. Pictured trimmed with reindeer fur.
Approx Size from top of wolf head to bottom of carving: 6 1/2" inches