Tools & Technology Heritage Kit

Tools & Technology Heritage Kit

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Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
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Book/Publication
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A collection of short Alutiiq cultural lessons.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
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Book/Publication
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
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Book/Publication
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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.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
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Book/Publication
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This work includes contributions of many different authors, the vast majority of whom personally worked on the Section 14(h)(1) of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
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Book/Publication
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In this book, Yup'ik Elders describe and explain tools and their daily use, including the traditional science that developed these technologies and the overlap between Yup'ik material culture and cosmology and traditional spiritual values.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
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Book/Publication
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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
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Book/Publication
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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
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Poster/Banner
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This folded pamphlet includes a timeline of Alutiiq history dating back to 16,000 BC
Our Way of Making Designs.JPG
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Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
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Book/Publication
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Alutiiq artwork is alive! Paintings tell family stories and send messages. Ingaruacirpet explores the Alutiiq arts, focusing on the ways graphic designs carry cultural information.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
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Document
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Created by Ron Kent for Chugachmiut in 1999, this work explores how evidence from culturally modified trees can shed light on human life in the Prince William Sound.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
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Document
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Deck of 36 playing cards that have images of traditional Chugach regional tools and their sugt'stun name.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
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Document
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19 8.5x11 cards listing traditional Chugach regional tools, their sugt'stun name, and their cultural description.
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Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
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Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
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According to the Alutiiq Museum and Archaeological Repository, a hone is a typically long, narrow, waterworn cobbles of greywacke or granite—unmodified rod-shaped pieces that fit nicely in the hand.
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Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
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Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
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According to the Alutiiq Museum and Archaeological Repository, notched net sinkers became most common during the Kachemak Tradition and indicated a shift towards harvesting vast amounts of fish. The notches in the stone made it easier to tie to the net.
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Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
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Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
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This partially formed spearhead would have been made through the use of other stone tools to sharpen it into a point.
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Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
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Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
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A piece of Caribou antler found in the Tools Heritage Kit.
Copper Nuggets 2.JPG
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
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Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
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Small raw copper nuggets.
redsewingkit1.jpg
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
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Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
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Artist Unknown. This leather sewing kit models traditional mobile sewing kits from around the Chugach Region
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Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
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Artist Unknown. This leather sewing kit models traditional mobile sewing kits from around the Chugach Region
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Document
Summary
Foam cards found in the Tools heritage kit that feature various traditional Sugpiaq tools.