Faithful replica of circa 1880 rattle. Length 13″ Width from cheek to cheek 6″ Depth from tip of nose to back of head 4. Corn kernels are what shakes to make the rattle sound. Only shamans used these types of rattles. The Kwakiutl tribal shamans used this style of rattle particularly during the Winter Ceremonial, Tseyka. Bear is considered a medicine being with impressive magical powers, and plays a major role in many religious ceremonies. Bears are symbols of strength and wisdom to many Native Americans, and are often associated with healing and medicine since bears continue fighting after being seriously injured, Native Americans often believed they were capable of healing their wounds. The item “Pacific NW Native American Indian Kwakiutl Shaman’s Bear Rattle #2 Hand Carved” is in sale since Wednesday, June 17, 2020. This item is in the category “Art\Art Sculptures”. The seller is “ronawronker” and is located in Evergreen, Colorado. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Mexico, Germany, Japan, France, Australia, Russian federation, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.
- Style: Americana
- Material: Wood
- Type: Rattle
- Category: Art
- Original/Licensed Reproduction: Reproduction