Ttile taken from caption; engraving faces page 699. "Canoes of Oonalashka." The engraving shows two kayaks. The top picture shows a kayak with two paddlers, each with a single-bladed paddle. The men are wearing water-proof gear and...
Title taken from caption. View of racks supporting a kayak and drying fish in Kotzebue, Alaska, with laundry hanging out to dry in the background. Photograph taken July 4, 1952. Photograph type: 35 mm color slide.
This color slide depicts an Alaska Native man in a kayak in the ocean near either Kotzebue or Barrow, Alaska in 1962. He is wearing a coat with a fur-trimmed hood, holding a paddle, and waving at the photographer. The photographer is unidentified.
This color slide depicts an unidentified Alaska Native man in a skin kayak in the ocean near Kotzebue, Alaska in 1962. He wears a parka with a fur-trimmed hood and a paddle. The photographer is unidentified.
This color slide depicts an unidentified Alaska Native man holding a skin kayak and a paddle on the beach at Kotzebue, Alaska, in 1962. He is wearing a parka with a fur-trimmed hood and mukluks. The photographer is unidentified.
Title taken from front. Two men stand in front of kayak with salmon strung from a pole, Nushagak, Alaska. Photo is property of Cook Inlet Historical Society. Photographer's number G1413. n.d. Photographer: P.S. Hunt.
Title taken from label on matting. Figure of man in kayak holding paddle and spear carved from walrus ivory displayed in Nome, Alaska. Photographer's number 7919. July 1938. Photographer: Ray B. Dame. Original photograph size: 10" x 8 1/8".
Title taken from label on matting. View of people in umiak towing kayak on Kuskokwim River, possibly near Napakiak, Alaska. Photographer's number 7957. July 1938. Photographer: Ray B. Dame. Original photograph size: 8 1/8" x 10".
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...