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One of Andersens' masks named Spirit of the Driftwood. The Yupik believe that no tree ever dies. Even when it is only driftwood, it still has the tree spirit in it. The mask carved from driftwood allows the spirit to come out. The feathers coming out of the mouth indicate the mask is talking.



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