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    • Kayak (video)

    • Kayak (video)

    • 434 MB Film: http://bit.ly/1evtrUT Kayaks were developed over a 5000 year period in Alaska, and were uniquely suited to the needs of the Eskimo and Aleut peoples. Based on an exhibition at the Alaska State Museum. A film made in conjunction with...

    • asl_0355_video
    • Russian currency.

    • Russian currency.

    • Accession Number: 98-15
      Culture: Russian
      Made: Russian-American Company
      Used: Alaska
      Description: parchment; ink; printed Descriptive Narrative: One Russian ruble note, printed in black on yellow parchment (sealskin?). Front...

    • ASM-98-15-1
    • Scraper

    • Scraper

    • Bone, tapered and rounded one end; used for removing bark from wood. 1cm x 14cm x 2cm

      Collected in the field for the Modern Alaskan Native Material Culture Project undertaken by the UA Museum. 12/6/2011: In the field notes and paper file the...

    • UA70-050-0052
    • Fishhook

    • Fishhook

    • Brass with barbless nail hook set in; wire loop wound with string. One circular eye has been carved out of the brass on one side of the piece. Another eye hole can be seen, but is obscured by the inset nail. 18cm x 2.7cm.

      Collected in the...

    • UA70-050-0066
    • 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
    • Brass baptismal box.

    • Brass baptismal box.

    • Descriptive Narrative: A small brass box with embossed cover containing two metal vials for annointing oils, a small scissors, annointing brush, and sponge. Cover is engraved with crucifixion scene.
      Culture: Russian
      History: Collected...

    • ASM-2001-10-4
    • Censer.

    • Censer.

    • Descriptive Narrative: An elaborate cast metal censer used for burning incense during Orthodox services. In three pieces, and missing a pair of chains from which it was originally suspended.
      Culture: Russian
      History: Collected and/or used...

    • ASM-2001-10-9
    • Fishhook

    • Fishhook

    • Fishhook made of Dall sheep horn; double barbless hooks set in. "Michak"

      Collected in the field for the Modern Alaskan Material Culture Project undertaken by the UA Museum. 12/6/2011: In the field notes and paper file the "place" is listed...

    • UA70-050-0064
    • Blade

    • Blade

    • Flat, tapered piece of jade. 5" long or 1cm x 13cm x 4.5cm

      Collected in the field for the Modern Alaskan Material Culture Project undertaken by the UA Museum. 12/6/2011: In the field notes and paper file the "place" is listed as Kobuk, but...

    • UA70-050-0054
    • 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
    • Fishhook

    • Fishhook

    • Ivory shank tapered at both ends, the top end more so than bottom. The smaller tapered end has two holes drilled through it to accomadatethe picture wire wound through for leader. Attached to the loop made at the opposite end of the picture frame...

    • UA70-050-0060
    • Edwin F. Glenn journal, 1898.

    • Edwin F. Glenn journal, 1898.

    • Journal kept by Captain Edwin F. Glenn, commanding officer of the 1898 U.S. Army Expedition to Cook Inlet in southcentral Alaska. June 29-Oct. 23, 1898. [228] pages ; 23 cm. The main task of the expedition was to explore the country north of Cook...

    • uaa-hmc-0116-journal
    • Kayak

    • Kayak

    • Kayaks were developed over a 5000 year period in Alaska, and were uniquely suited to the needs of the Eskimo and Aleut peoples. Based on an exhibition at the Alaska State Museum. A film made in conjunction with the Alaska State Museum exhibit that...

    • ASL-0355-Video
    • Fishhook

    • Fishhook

    • Large barbless hook made from a piece of heavy wire; a length of sinew line attached. "Michak". Hook: 9.3cm x 2.5cm.

      Collected in the field for the Modern Alaskan Material Culture Project undertaken by the UA Museum. 12/6/2011: In the field...

    • UA70-050-0063

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