The Spirit of the Eagle - For members of the Kwakiutl Nation, ritual masks used to transmit the knowledge of the elders at the Potlatch ceremony, banned in 1884 by the Federal Act of Canada. Since then, the Kwakiutl have managed to recover sacred objects that had been confiscated and preserve them in museums. (Kwakiutl Museum of Quathisaki Cove, Quadra Island, British Columbia) - 1985