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Raven crest (red cedar) from the summit of a pole or beam end. Haida people, Alaska or British Columbia, Northwest Coast of America, 19th century. Raven is a central crest and personality on the Northwest Coast. Human beings were discovered crawling out of a clam shell on the beach after Raven had helped to create the world.

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Raven crest (red cedar) from the summit of a pole or beam end.  Haida people, Alaska or British Columbia, Northwest Coast of America, 19th century.  Raven is a central crest and personality on the Northwest Coast.  Human beings were discovered crawling out of a clam shell on the beach after Raven had helped to create the world.