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  • Description: Wood
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    • Kayak

    • Kayak

    • Paneak, Simon (maker). Frame in good condition; made of Canadian white spruce obtained by museum locally for Simon's use in constructing kayak; hides sewn on with cord and seams greased with caribou tallow; hides were green and split in the drier...

    • UAMN25
    • Fish Net, Model

    • Fish Net, Model

    • 84 cm long x 17.7 cm wide; made of braided sinew and braided root; side stakes of birch or willow twigs; five floats of a very light wood attached to top of net; sinkers of pieces of antler and stone; twig used for stake; two rock sinkers have...

    • UA68-061-0001
    • Kayak

    • Kayak

    • Paneak, Simon (maker). Frame in good condition; made of Canadian white spruce obtained by museum locally for Simon's use in constructing kayak; hides sewn on with cord and seams greased with caribou tallow; hides were green and split in the drier...

    • UAMN26
    • Kayak

    • Kayak

    • Paneak, Simon (maker). Frame in good condition; made of Canadian white spruce obtained by museum locally for Simon's use in constructing kayak; hides sewn on with cord and seams greased with caribou tallow; hides were green and split in the drier...

    • UAMN27
    • Berry Picker

    • Berry Picker

    • Wooden scoop with short, thick handle and wide, deep bowl part; used for scooping or knocking berried into a birch bark basket. Wood; stained red; used; oil stain in bowl; smells of smoke; 11 1/2" long 0 bowl is 5 5/8" x 6 3/4". Same type of...

    • UA91-017-0003
    • 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
    • Smudge Pot

    • Smudge Pot

    • Made from a 5 gallon gas can; two tin cans with ends perforated are soldered on either side of the can; door made of piece of tin wired on; wire swing handle; wood chips are burned inside to keep off mosquitoes. (Smudging means to allow something...

    • UA70-050-0053
    • Snowshoes

    • Snowshoes

    • Wood frame of birch with three crossbars. Upper and lower sections weaved with babiche and middle section is weaved with moosehide line. On (B) there is also some heavy cotton twine used in middle section. For the boot lashings, (A) has wide...

    • UA91-020-0001AB
    • Fishing Jigs

    • Fishing Jigs

    • A. 35" long, peeled willow or alder branch, with fishing line, lead sinkers and brown fishing fly wound around one end. ; B. 38" long, peeled willow ar alder branch with brown line, lead sinker and fly snap, aplit in wood repaired with strapping...

    • UA91-016-0004AB
    • Ladle

    • Ladle

    • Wooden ladle or scoop; broad, shallow bowl; one piece of spruce wood; stained dark red on outside; used; hole pierced in end of handle for hanging; 12 7/8" long.

      Label put on by donor: "CL- 3 Salmon River Kobuk Frank Glover 1952" See letter...

    • UA88-025-0001
    • Berry Picker

    • Berry Picker

    • B: Made from piece of metal (oil, gas can?) with metal handle already attached; folded around two side pieces of wood; l2 teeth of wire with blunt tips; bracing at base and at top, near tips of teeth; used; 3" x 4 3/4" x 7 3/4"; made by Ed Mersen,...

    • UA91-017-0002B
    • 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
    • Dish

    • Dish

    • The dish is made of two pieces of wood used for the bottom and the rim. The bottom is stained light red and the rim is dark red. A black line is painted around the bottom of the bowl, as are two figures. Six small round pieces of ivory are set on...

    • UAMN62
    • Dish

    • Dish

    • The dish is made of two pieces of wood used for the bottom and the rim. The bottom is stained light red and the rim is dark red. A black line is painted around the bottom of the bowl, as are two figures. Six small round pieces of ivory are set on...

    • UAMN63
    • Dish

    • Dish

    • This men's bentwood bowl (having three planed surfaces) is made using two pieces of wood for the bottom and rim. The bottom is stained light right, the rim is dark red, and the black line and bird with a fish in its beak are painted black on the...

    • UAMN64
    • Dish

    • Dish

    • This men's bentwood bowl (having three planed surfaces) is made using two pieces of wood for the bottom and rim. The bottom is stained light right, the rim is dark red and the black line and bird with a fish in its beak are painted black on the...

    • UAMN65

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