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It is believed that the Eskimos were the last of the Mongoloids to come to North America from Asia. The Eskimo's primary art is seen primarily in their harpoon points, spear heads, skin scrapers, handles of utilitarian objects, kayaks and masks. After the Eskimos adapted themselves to life in North America, they began using feathers, fur and paints to decorate their imaginative masks. These masks were made mostly for their own amusement; however, many had a magical meaning and were believed to help achieve successful hunts for food and to pacify evil spirits. They often used whale bone and walrus ivory to make tools and utensils. Animal membranes were used to make patterned raincoats.
 
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