“The design represents a caribou transformation. The idea is that animals have a similar spirit to us, which is depicted as a human face (the yua). This piece also has the bladder design. The bladder often appears because it is believed to be the area of the animal that holds the spirit.”
Quote from the book Arctic Transformations by Lois Sherr Dubin
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