170626-12 Abenaki Spirit Mask by Gérard Anthony "Tsonakwa" Rancourt Jr.
Mask; overall size 22" x 20; mask with hair approximately 13" x 13" incl. hair
Private Estate Collection
Native American Tribe
The Abenaki are a Native American tribe and First Nation. They are one of the Algonquian-speaking peoples of northeastern North America. The Abenaki originated in a region called Wabanahkik in the Eastern Algonquian languages, a territory now including parts of Quebec and the Maritimes of Canada and northern sections of the New England region of the United States. The Abenaki are one of the five members of the Wabanaki Confederacy.