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    • Dagger

    • Dagger

    • This eagle-headed dagger has a tapered copper blade with a medial ridge running down the front of the blade. The reverse is a flat surface showing marks of the original working of the material. The carved head and hand grip are one piece of wood...

    • UAMN174
    • Dagger

    • Dagger

    • This eagle-headed dagger has a tapered copper blade with a medial ridge running down the front of the blade. The reverse is a flat surface showing marks of the original working of the material. The carved head and hand grip are one piece of wood...

    • UAMN175
    • Loonskin Purse

    • Loonskin Purse

    • Swan, Martha (maker). Purse made from the necks of loons. The top border is 9 cm wide and made from bleached and cured seal skin. It wraps inside and the purse is lined with yellow taffeta. The opening to the bag folds so that there are creases on...

    • UAMN180
    • Grass Cross

    • Grass Cross

    • Lincoln, Bertha (artist). Cross made from six coiled grass basketry circles which are then attached with dyed grass. The central circle is made of grass that is dyed blue. The single section of grass that connects the six pieces is dyed red. The...

    • UAMN184
    • Whale Dance

    • Whale Dance

    • Munoz, Rie (artist). Size: 15.25 x 22.5 in. Medium: Stone litho on paper A brightly colored print depicting natives around a beached whale. There are six human figures around the whale, three of which are standing upon it. All of the figures...

    • UAMN253
    • Ornament

    • Ornament

    • Material: Ivory Culture: Aleut Oval shaped open work carving, open work of bands in inside an oval border. There are three longitudinal bands which are incised, each with one line down its center. There are also two semicircular bands each with...

    • UAMN364
    • Mask Making

    • Mask Making

    • Hewson, Wayne (artist). Video, 57 seconds MPG format. Wayne Hewson is a Tsimshian carver from Metlakatla, Alaska. Hewson's carving career began in 1967 in a boarding school in Wrangell, when he used a pocketknife and a bar of soap to carve a...

    • UAMN34
    • Reindeer Circle

    • Reindeer Circle

    • Mason, Charles (photographer). Gelatin silver photograph. Size: 8 x 12 in. Series of 15 photos. Caption: "Reindeer, when nervous, gather into a huge circular formation. This view is of reindeer which have just been moved by helicopter into the...

    • UAMN541
    • Crested Auklet

    • Crested Auklet

    • Topp, Roger (photographer). Video, 31 seconds MPG format. This auklet is largely confined to the Bering Sea region, where it typically nests in huge colonies on islands near cold, saline water currents. Colonies of 250,000 or more of the species...

    • UAMN47
    • Willow Root Basket

    • Willow Root Basket

    • Basket made of willow and with single rod coiling. Is small and round with a slight constriction at the rim. Has small designs that consist of three parallel vertical lines which are done in colored wool or sewing thread, in a variety of colors. 6...

    • UA66-045-0021
    • Fish Trap Model

    • Fish Trap Model

    • Model fish trap (probably loache/burbot or blackfish)*. 2 pieces, funnel and basket, which don't come apart. Thin strips of wood shaped and glued in place. End of basket is in the shape of a circle, does not come to a point. Fish trap fence on each...

    • UA91-004-0003(1)
    • Doll

    • Doll

    • Female Doll with wood stand. ! (A) Doll. Wood face, lightly carved with black ink for eyes and red ink for mouth. Plastic black hair across face. Large red fox ruff, shaved beaver parka, white cloth with flower decoration around bottom edge with...

    • UA2007-004-0001AB
    • Earrings, Beaded

    • Earrings, Beaded

    • Made of smoked moosehide; metal hair clip sewn between pieces of hide. Trimmed first with pink irridescent beads, widely spaced, then with opaque red beads, spaced close together. Beaded floral design in the center of each; three tiny red flowers...

    • UA92-003-0041AB
    • 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

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