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Seahawks Mask
Portrait of Gene Tagaban

Cherokee, Tlingit and Filipino storyteller, Gene Tagaban, aka “One Crazy Raven,” helped the Burke celebrate the Seahawks' trip to Super Bowl XLIX.

Bruce Alfred takes a closer look at the mask

We look back at what we’ve learned about the Native mask that inspired the original Seattle Seahawks logo in the past year.

A color photo of the mask that inspired the Seahawks logo

The mask that inspired the Seattle Seahawks logo is discovered to be part of the Hudson Museum collection in Maine.

Kwakwaka'wakw transformation mask as pictured in Robert Bruce Inverarity's 1950 book, Art of the Northwest Coast Indians

A Northwest Coast Native mask is identified as the inspiration for the Seattle Seahawks original logo after years of speculation. 

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