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    • Knife, Man's

    • Knife, Man's

    • Curved bone (rib) handle; curved steel blade with visible file marks; made from a file; fastened to handle with two metal bolts; three serrations on tip of handle; vertical scratches across front of handle where it joins blade; 9 7/8"...

    • UA70-050-0055
    • Tool Box

    • Tool Box

    • The sides are made one piece of shaped wood; 2.375 in. tall; base fitted in; each side has 3 pieces that are 2.375 in. long in ivory; sewn on with baleen; strip of twisted root across container holds sides in; 6 small pieces of ivory 1.375 in. sewn...

    • UAMN114
    • Drum

    • Drum

    • The drum's wooden rim is one piece, fastened with root where the handle joins the gut skin with a picture of a man in a kayak, a bird and a harpooned seal in a trap or net, all done in black with red line under the kayak and across the drum skin....

    • UAMN116
    • Drum

    • Drum

    • The drum's wooden rim is one piece, fastened with root where the handle joins the gut skin with a picture of a man in a kayak, a bird and a harpooned seal in a trap or net, all done in black with red line under the kayak and across the drum skin....

    • UAMN117
    • Hawk Rattle

    • Hawk Rattle

    • Made of two pieces of wood, each of which forms half the handle and half the rattle part; handle riveted with two copper bolts and lashed with leather strip; hawk's face either side of rattle; black, green, and red paint; faded; has two small...

    • UAMN153
    • Bentwood Dipper

    • Bentwood Dipper

    • A wooden triangular dipper where the sides and handle of one piece of wood, steamed, bent, and lashed with spruce root. Wood extends to form handle which terminates in a crane's head with curved beak. Base made from a solid piece of wood, placed...

    • UAMN155
    • Willow Root Basket

    • Willow Root Basket

    • Coiled willow with spruce stitching: leather in handle, red and blue green dyes, flat bottom, vertical sides with diamond, and hourglass geometrical design. Lid has blue, red geometrical designs, and a green circle at center. About 1.75 in. long...

    • UAMN158
    • Spoon

    • Spoon

    • Wooden spoon; bowl, handle tip, small band in center of handle all painted dark red, black figure on spoon bowl; tip of bowl broken off and repaired. Measures 17.5 in. long.┬Čulture: Central Yup'ik

    • UAMN177
    • Gold Trowel

    • Gold Trowel

    • Handmade by Harry Avakoff, Fairbanks jeweler, the blade is gold-plated and the handle is of white walrus ivory; light beige on top wit the white core area showing underneath; signed on back "Made by H. B. Avakof, 7 - 4 - 32". 7-5/8 in. long with...

    • UAMN695
    • Dagger

    • Dagger

    • Rusty Steel dagger with horns at end of handle. Length 33.5 cm. Handle wrapped with hide. Front of blade has central raised area along length, back of dagger blade is flat. Blade tip slightly bent.

    • UA97-004-0002
    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Large birch bark container with handle; 9 1/2" tall; sealskin strap handle attached at sides; sealskin patches at pressure points on bottom; tear mended with sinew; shows use; dirty.

      Written in pencil on side: "Merry Xmas to Olive Glover(?)...

    • UAMN-0551-5419
    • Knife, Womans'

    • Knife, Womans'

    • Steel blade from a saw blade; 2 screw holes; antler handle much stained and polished from use; held on with wooden peg inserted through top of handle. Blade is 8 3/4". Ulu is 5 3/8" x 8 3/4".

      Purchased by donor's husband from Minnie Gray...

    • UA91-009-0009
    • Scraper

    • Scraper

    • Handle of birch shaped to fit a right-handed person; blade of piece of sharpened barrel from a 12 gauge shotgun; a piece of cloth is used to wedge the barrel onto the handle.

      Collected in the field for the Modern Alaskan Native Material...

    • UA70-050-0106
    • Dog sled filled with meat.

    • Dog sled filled with meat.

    • Title from indexer.

      A Native Alaskan man is holding the handle of a meat-filled dog sled. There is a tan basket on top near the sled driver, and some fur at the front of the sled. At least some of the dead animals are seal. The caption...

    • UAF-1997-108-451
    • Hooper Bay, 1950.

    • Hooper Bay, 1950.

    • Title from slide.

      Six Native Alaskans, four of them women and two children, are in front of a log cabin. The two women standing are wearing coats and mukluks, while the four others are wearing fur-trimmed kuspuks and mukluks. A wind...

    • UAF-1997-108-465
    • Agnes and Mildred.

    • Agnes and Mildred.

    • Title from slide.

      Slide also says, "Nicolai [Nikolai] Nation." Agnes and Mildred stand to the left of a group of Native Alaskan children by a dogsled. Both women have cameras with them. You can see the brake used on the dogsled; it is a...

    • UAF-1997-108-518

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