Clothing Heritage Kit

Clothing Heritage Kit

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Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Book/Publication
Summary
A collection of short Alutiiq cultural lessons.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Book/Publication
Summary
An anthropological overview of the cultures of Siberia and Alaska. The book explores the cultures of Alaska by region as well as by themes such as art, trade, maritime economics, and more.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Book/Publication
Summary
A published catalog of artifacts from around Alaska housed at various museums with accompanying descriptions of Alaska Native groups, created as a collaborative project between the Smithsonian, Arctic Studies Center, Anchorage Museum, and more.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Book/Publication
Summary
This work catalogs the collection of nearly five hundred Alutiiq/Sugpiaq cultural items held by the Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography, or the Kunstkamera, in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Seal Thimble 3.jpg
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
Ivory, baleen, and seal skin needle case that is carved into the shape of a seal with two ivory needles. Made by Jerome Saclamana.
Sugpiaq Girl Puppet 2.jpg
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation, iiyaaG
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
Created by Mary Babic from Cordova, this puppet is adorned in a sea otter parka and dentalium shell headdress, modeling traditional women's attire.
Cecil1.jpg
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation, iiyaaG
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
Created by Mary Babic from Cordova, this puppet is adorned in a mock water proof parka and bentwood visor, modeling traditional men's attire.
sophie.jpg.jpg
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation, iiyaaG
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
Created by Mary Babic from Cordova, this puppet is adorned in a tanned shirt with dentalium shells in her hair, modeling traditional women's attire.
Eyak Boy Puppet 2.jpg
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation, iiyaaG
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
Created by Mary Babic from Cordova, this puppet is adorned in a pull-over frock, beaver fur mittens, with an eagle feather crown, modeling traditional chief's attire.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Book/Publication
Summary
Provides an overview of the traditions and customs of various Alaska Native groups beforee diving into greater detail on traditional clothing footwear in different regions of Alaska.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Book/Publication
Summary
This book uses illustrations, photographs, and step by step instructions to teach readers how to tan deer, elk, moose, or buffalo skins into leather.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Book/Publication
Summary
This catalog features photographs and descriptions of the items of the old Alaska collection at the National Museum of Finland.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Book/Publication
Summary
Provides an overview of the traditions and customs of various Alaska Native groups, sometimes through extensive direct quotes from community members, before showcasing the cataloged collection of objects featured in the exhibition "Crossroads Alaska."
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Book/Publication
Summary
This children's book tells the story of how when Sophia dreams that howling winds whisk the fur and feathers right off her animal friends, she creates clothing for each of the animals that suits their natural habitats and activities.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Book/Publication
Summary
This book provides an overview of traditional weaving techniques to the Alutiiq people, with a focus on the traditions in the Kodiak area.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Book/Publication
Summary
A collection of alphabetical cards that demonstrate how traditional clothing drew from the Chugach region's natural resources.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Document
Summary
This book goes into great detail on different traditional Alaskan weaving patterns.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Video Recording
Summary
Tells the story of master weaver and Haida Elder Delores Churchill as she seeks to understand the origins of a spruce root hat found in a retreating glacier. The video addresses topics such as the meaning of connection, knowledge and ownership.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Book/Publication
Summary
An education activity book to accompany the Exhibition CROSSROADS ALASKA: Cultures of Alaska and Siberia
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Book/Publication
Summary
Explores the role of dolls and doll making in Alaska Native cultures. The books makes heavy use of direct quotes from community members and artists, and traces the evolution of doll making in Alaska Native communities from ancient times to present.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Book/Publication
Summary
This book provides an overview of the different stitches, twining methods, and basic techniques for weaving.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Book/Publication
Summary
This work catalogs artistic works that originate predominantly from four different exhibitions and focuses on the artists themselves and the artistic process behind the art products.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Book/Publication
Summary
A deck of cards A-Z, each featuring a culturally relevant illustration that was hand-drawn by Kelsey Cawley from Cordova.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Video Recording