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Community
Nanwalek, Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Digital
Summary
Rhoda Moonin interviews Elias Romanoff on building smoke houses.
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Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation, Nanwalek
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Digital
Summary
This photograph captures Juanita Melshiemer, Bob Gay (Vista Volunteer), and Sergius Kvasnikoff (Chief) in front of a BIA home.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation, Taatiillaaq
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Digital
Summary
David Totemoff Sr. talks about the qayaq paddles from his apaa (grandfather).
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
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Book/Publication
Summary
This coming-of-age novel tells the story of 17 year-old Mickey Church, a Tlingit youth from Wrangell. When he learns about Tlingit history, he builds a traditional Tlingit war canoe and learns how honoring the past creates a meaningful present and future.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Book/Publication
Summary
This children's book follows Jason's journey building a canoe with the help of his Uncle Silas, and the many details he must be aware of in order to construct a strong canoe. Jason learn about the cultural significance of the canoe to his village.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Book/Publication
Summary
This book examines the history and evolution of the baidarka in Southwest and Southcentral Alaska. It makes use of first-hand historical accounts, high resolution images, and historical analysis to present the baidarka's cultural significance.
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Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation, Nanwalek
Category
Digital
Summary
A photograph of Nancy Yeaton's childhood home in Nanwalek.
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Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation, Nanwalek
Category
Digital
Summary
Lars Moonin in a kayak, landing on Nanwalek Lagoon.
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Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation, Paluwik
Category
Digital
Summary
A photo of the house built by Larry Meganack in Paluwik. A skiff and smokehouse are also visible in the photograph.
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Community
Paluwik, Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Digital
Summary
Launching a fishing boat in Port Graham.
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Community
Paluwik, Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Digital
Summary
Ciqlluq Storage House and Maqiwik steambath or banya in Port Graham -- both probably belonged to Larry Meganack.
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Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Digital
Summary
Left to Right: Keith Seville Sr (left), Gordon Kvasnikoff (wearing yellow rain pants), and Sarjus Moonin (wearing light green shirt).