Artistry and Artifacts

Last changed on Fri, 07/30/2021 - 09:21
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation, Paluwik, Nanwalek
Category
Video Recording
Summary
Pratt Museum staff traveled to Nanwalek, Port Graham and Seldovia to interview Elders that had visited their ancestral archaelogical site, as well as other who might share memories of a time when their ancestors traveled and lived along the gulf coast.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Book/Publication
Summary
This book offers tips and tools for Alaska Native artists to market their works and make the most of business and professional opportunities.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Book/Publication
Summary
This book compiles black and white snapshots of Alaska life, such as images of traditional attire, traditional subsistence activities, and wildlife from around the state. The images are accompanied by descriptive captions.
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Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation, Paluwik
Category
Digital
Summary
Back to Front: John Moonin and Alex Moonin at Dr. Crowell's archeological dig in Aialik Bay.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation, iiyaaG, Paluwik
Category
Document
Summary
This transcript features brief interviews with Mary Babic (Cordova) and Herman Moonin (Port Graham) and lengthy discussions about various art activities taking place. Denise Wallace describes techniques in jewelry making and the significance of symbols.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Video Recording
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.