hinkiicim (Headdress)

Physical description

Wooden wolf headdress with small bundles of branches tied to the top and long fabric ties hanging from the inside. The mask is rectangular in shape with a slight tapering at the snout; face is depicted on the sides. The nostril, teeth and top head form are cutout with stylized lines. The mask is painted in red, white, black and green with stylized forms. The inside has two rectangular pieces of wood that hold the box shaped mask together. The bottom section is lined with a thin and worn piece of fabric.