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Harvest Festivals

Harvest Festivals from Around the World

    Alaskan Harvest Festivals

    In Alaska each fall, after the end of salmon fishing and the berry harvest people held a series of festivals and spiritual ceremonies that lasted throughout the winter months. Dances and accompanying songs where done to address the spirits who could help or harm them and appealed to the souls of animals upon whom life depended.

    As part of their dances they would wear masks and beautiful decorated ceremonial dress. Men and women danced their parts in the rituals, accompanied by the beat of skin drums, bird beak rattles, and piercing whistles that were used to call on the spirits to the dance house, or qasgiq.



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