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Community
Qutekcak Native Tribe, Qutekcak
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
Created by Colette Brantingham, these delicate basket earings are made with finely woven grasses and beads.
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Community
Qutekcak , Qutekcak Native Tribe
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
(More information coming soon)
Model Qayaq 1 (1).jpg
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
Loaned to Chugachmiut by Jim Ujoka, this model qayaq reflects the construction and artistry of a traditional Alaskan qayaq.
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Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
Created by Ron Lind and donated to Chugachmiut around 2015, this seal stomach bag features a seal fur handle and an ornamental wooden seal head stopper.
Mask 4 (1).jpg
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
Sugpiaq man doll with a wooden face.
Fish Skin Doll 5.jpg
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
Created by Mabel Pequeno from Chevak, Alaska, this doll is made from salmon skin, bleached seal skin, and seal skin. It is holding an ulu made from bleached seal skin, and dried fish made from salmon skin.
Grass 1.jpg
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
A bundle of dried grass found in the Grass and Plant Fiber Heritage Kit. Many indigenous groups, including people of the Chugach region would use dried grass to weave baskets for storage containers.
Non-Alaskan Basket 2.jpg
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
Non-Alaskan woven grass basket found in the Grass and Plant Fiber Heritage Kit.
Puffin 2.jpg
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
Ivory carving of horned puffins.
Horned Puffin 1.jpg
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
Etched ivory tufted puffin made by Fred Mayac in July of 2009.
Seal Skin Bag 1.jpg
Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
Small bag made out of seal fur and leather with beads around the top.