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Community
Qutekcak , Qutekcak Native Tribe
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
Created by Flora Shell in 2018, the red beaded necklace and bracelet were donated to Qutekcak Native Tribe as a set. (More information coming soon)
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Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
A clay carving of a sea otter in characteristic feeding posture, on its back with hands raised to mouth. Artist Unknown.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Book/Publication
Summary
A collection of short Alutiiq cultural lessons.
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Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation, Paluwik
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
Created by Christalina Jager from Port Graham, this beaded headdress is made from a variety of colored beads and dentalium shells.
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Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
Created by Peter Lind Sr. in the early 2000s, this visor is intricately painted, adorned with feathers and sea lion whiskers and features amulets for good luck.
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Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation, Paluwik
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
Wooden mask with feathers and wooden hands and feet carved by Bill Meganack of Port Graham. Purchased in 2019.
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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
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
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
A collection of information about artists around Alaska, including their personal stories and their crafts.
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Book/Publication
Summary
This book brings together information from the writings of traders, explorers, missionaries, Athapaskan oral traditions, and community interviews, all centered around what the book calls "Northern Athapaskan clothing."