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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...

    • UAMN24
    • 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
    • Scoop, Model

    • Scoop, Model

    • Wooden model of fish scoop. The basket of the scoop is made from a thin piece of bent wood with cotton twine webbing woven in a diamond pattern. The handle is a long thin piece of wood attaced to the basket with cotton twine. See remarks field. ...

    • UA2002-001-0089
    • 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
    • Snowshoe

    • Snowshoe

    • Boy's snowshoe. Single snowshoe. Style is of westernmost Alaska type (see Nelson 'Eskimo about Bering Strait' or paper file). Outer wood frame made from two peices of wood. They are tied together to a point at heel with rawhide and spliced and...

    • UAMN-0551-5427
    • Snowshoe, Horse

    • Snowshoe, Horse

    • Horse snowshoe made from wood in an oval shape. 14" long x 10.5" wide. Wood is approx. 1" thick. It has a metal strap over the top connected by bolts.

      Acc. to file: "On April 27, 1967, Keith Koontz came in and gave us more information on the...

    • UA63-025-0001
    • 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

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