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    • Native house.

    • Native house.

    • Title from verso.

      Looking up at a house built on stilts. Two kayaks hang underneath the deck of the house.
      Location unclear, but stilt houses like these are seen on King Island and Little Diomede.

    • UAF-1993-202-15
    • Paul, Tanana Native.

    • Paul, Tanana Native.

    • Typed on recto: "Paul, Tanana Native." It is unclear whether this means he is from the village of Tanana or is of the Tanana region which could include the upper Tanana communities. And is Paul his first or last name? No identification was provided...

    • UAF-2000-181-109
    • Home Economics Teas 1908.

    • Home Economics Teas 1908.

    • Title taken from attached note and back of photograph.
      "Main building approximately 1935 - 1940. Extreme left - Mrs. Clifford Smith, Mrs Harold Jesting (?) from Baltimore, Mrs. Woole, Mrs. Clausen, Mrs Cremeans, Mrs. Austin Gills, Mrs. Rogge,...

    • UAF-1958-1026-2308
    • Landscape.

    • Landscape.

    • Title by cataloguer.
      This is a view of a winding paved two-way road, surrounded by spruce trees. It's unclear where this location might be, although it could be Alumni Drive facing East.

      As indicated on the back of the photograph, the...

    • UAF-1972-161-81
    • Alaskan moose head

    • Alaskan moose head

    • Title taken from caption.
      " Alaskan moose head. This picture appears to be a cut out image placed against a white background. 1908 (Note: It is unclear if this is a date).

      Photographer: P. S. Hunt, photo No. G2087. Reproduced from...

    • UAF-1975-84-71
    • Group portrait

    • Group portrait

    • Title by cataloguer.

      A group portrait in front of a Library. It is unclear what event brought these people together, however they all seem to be dressed in their Sunday best. The women in particular are all wearing their special hats. Notice...

    • UAF-1989-166-293-Print
    • 1967 flood.

    • 1967 flood.

    • Title from accompanying note.
      "Old brewery in background [Fairbanks]." A row of what appear to be mobile homes are seen across the water. It is unclear whether this body of water is a river or a submerged street.

    • UAF-2003-139-68
    • 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
    • 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

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