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Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation, Paluwik
Category
Digital
Summary
Pat Norman of Port Graham narrates the process of butchering a seal.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation, Paluwik
Category
Digital
Summary
Ephimia Moonin interviews Pat Norman in Port Graham about the cultural significance of hunting and processing a seal.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Document
Summary
A contextualized review of artifacts relating to traditional hunting practices with a focus on the traditional technology that enabled hunters to harvest seals.
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Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
Four Seal Gut Baskets adorned in seal skin, sea otter fur, and polar bear made by E. Kingeekuk in 2012.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Book/Publication
Summary
A children's book that follows what each marine mammal observes is looking at them in return.
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Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
Created by Jim Miller, this wooden bowl appears in the shape of a seal, an animal of significant importance in the Chugach Region.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Book/Publication
Summary
In a traditional story from the Chinook people of the Northwest, a young boy disappears and is found years later, swimming with the seals.
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Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
Completed by June Pardue on sausage casing, this waterproof stitch demonstrates the traditional method of sewing together materials to prevent water from leaking in.
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Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
Small bag made out of seal fur and leather with beads around the top.