Nuhlimkilaka. It was taken in 1914 by Edward S. Curtis.

The image shows Kwakiutl person wearing an oversize mask and hands representing a forest spirit, Nuhlimkilaka, (“bringer of confusion”). (via Nuhlimkilaka)

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