Browse Digital Heritage

Search

Sort

Collection

Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Book/Publication
Summary
A collection of short Alutiiq cultural lessons.
2022.003.004.jpg
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation, Nanwalek, Taatiillaaq
Category
Digital
Summary
This photo captures Johnny Lunn playing the guitar in a trailor that belonged to Vincent Kvasnikoff. Rhoda Moonin remembers Johnny Lunn as being an amazing guitar people who played for people in Nanwalek. He eventually married and moved to Tatitlek.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Book/Publication
Summary
An ethnography of the Chugach culture and people written following a Danish-American Expedition in 1933.
Bidarki Headdress Wide Angle.jpg
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation, Qutekcak
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
This bidarki headdress originates from Qutekcak (Seward). Made of bidarki shells, black and white beads and delicate thread, it is in very fragile condition and in need of expert repair.
deerhoofrattle.jpg
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
Created by Kari Brookover using deer hooves, this rattle is modeled off of traditional puffin beak rattles in the Chugach region.
starframeprofile.jpg
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
This spinning contraption is used to spin stars during Russian Christmas celebrations.
sugpiaqmask.jpg
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
Created by Kari Brookover out of cardboard for the Celebrations Heritage Kit, this mask is modeled off of historic Sugpiaq masks.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Book/Publication
Summary
This book is a collection and display of the Sugpiaq masks collected in 1871 by Alphonse Pinart, a young French scholar who studied the Indigenous languages of coastal Alaska and traveled through the Aleutian Islands, Bristol Bay, and Kodiak Archipelago.
Community
Nanwalek, Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Digital
Summary
Rhoda Moonin interviews Irene Tanape on August 25, 2010 about masking and dancing.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Book/Publication
Summary
An illustrated paper book that reviews the many traditional ways of storytelling in the Chugach Region. Written in Sugt'stun for children, the book shows how people share stories through speaking, singing, dancing, and more.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Book/Publication
Summary
Based on an Athabascan legend passed along for many generations from mothers to daughters of the upper Yukon River Valley in Alaska, this book tells a story about two old women abandoned by their tribe during a brutal winter famine.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Book/Publication