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Beizam headdress (Shark with shark jaw) 1991

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THAIDAY Sr, Ken

'My interest in art began as a child growing up on Darnley Island.

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THAIDAY Sr, Ken; Beizam headdress

Ken Thaiday's three Beizam (hammerhead shark) works reference the early headdresses worn by followers of the ancient

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THAIDAY Sr, Ken; Beizam headdress (Shark with shark jaw)

'Beizam (Dance mask of shark jaw motif)' was produced on the mainland, yet refers to the ancient shark headdresses wo

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THAIDAY Sr, Ken; Beizam headdress (Shark with shark jaw)

The shark is a totem of the Meriam clan of the eastern islands.

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