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Sheet Salmon

Kwagiulth Museum & Cultural Centre

Salmon Ceremony

large image Description: James Wilson is performing part of the Salmon Ceremony. He is putting the bones, head and entrails of a salmon into the ocean. James is standing in for one of the Henderson twins (his wife Nadine's twin sister) who was not available to perform the ceremony. The ceremony is being performed by a delegation of First Nations people from Canada for a group of Ainu in Japan.

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