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CRUISE AMONG HAIDA AND TLINGIT VILLAGES.

forests of Brazil. Masset typifies in itself that process of change and decay which we find going on among the aborigines all over the continent.

PSM V53 D179 Ancient house of chief weha in masset.jpg
Ancient House of Chief Weha. Masset

The totem poles drop one by one; the great massive houses of the old times, with their mighty cedar beams, slowly succumb to the wind and the weather; the old grave posts totter and fall,