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    • Two Inupiat women.

    • Two Inupiat women.

    • Two women stand in their winter outfits, one has a child on her back. They are identified as Norwadluk on the left and Nora on the right.

      Caption: Eskimos are not Indians, but mongoloids. Both have all inherent reverence for their...

    • UAF-1959-875-32
    • Nora and Angnolok.

    • Nora and Angnolok.

    • Two women identified as Nora (left) and Angnolok (right).

      Caption: Eskimos are not Indians, but Mongoloids. Both have all inherent reverence for their ancestors, the Japanese possessing the characteristic a degree stronger than the...

    • UAF-1959-875-34
    • Nora.

    • Nora.

    • Woman identified as Nora poses for a photograph.

      Caption: Eskimos are not Indians, but Mongoloids. Both have all inherent reverence for their ancestors, the Japanese possessing the characteristic a degree stronger than the Eskimos. The...

    • UAF-1959-875-35
    • Igiugig School 1980s Igiugig High School.

    • Igiugig School 1980s Igiugig High School.

    • Description from image margin "As you go in this door, if you turn to the right; you go in the shower rooms. If you go upstairs and turn right you go in the high school classroom and through it to the office. If you go straight ahead you come to...

    • IGI-2011-003-0013
    • Boats in a harbor.

    • Boats in a harbor.

    • Title by indexer.

      A couple dozen nearly identical small boats are in the water at a dock. Each boat appears to have a fishing net onboard. The boats do not appear to be motorized but do not have masts. If the boats are motorized, they would...

    • UAF-1968-21-255
    • Nellie.

    • Nellie.

    • Title taken from caption."Alaska Nellie" Lawing posing in front of her cabin. From May's journal, dated June 7th: "Near the dock where we landed there is a home owned by one Nellie. I found out that Nellie is a well-known Alaskan character. Stolfe...

    • uaa-hmc-0690-s1-1937-26b
    • Scraper

    • Scraper

    • Tapered bone with one end notched; other has a hole drilled through it. For mink, beaver, otter, etc. "No'shulk".

      Collected in the field for the Modern Alaskan Native Material Culture project undertaken by the UA Museum. Maker was...

    • UA70-050-0059
    • Floats, Net

    • Floats, Net

    • Made from birch fungus; round with wire loop inserted for hanging on the net which it is being constructed; "och-kumay-lo-torak"? is the native name given in Inupiaq in the field collection notes, however it is also followed by a question mark....

    • UA70-050-0062AB
    • 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
    • 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
    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Basket, Birch Bark

    • Large, folded birch bark container found floating in the Ambler River. Willow rim rods and lashing of spruce root, and a rope, possibly cotton, tied along one of the long sides of the basket, possibly a handle. 20cm x 40cm x 28cm.

      Collected...

    • UA70-050-0058
    • 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
    • Pestle

    • Pestle

    • Solid piece of wood; knob handle on top; flared, flat base; stained red; 5" tall; shows much use. Used for mashing up salmon eggs, cranberries, eskimo ice cream etc. "Koch'sin"

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

    • UA70-050-0061

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