Artistry and Artifacts

Last changed on Fri, 07/30/2021 - 09:21
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Community
Qutekcak Native Tribe, Qutekcak
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
Found near Seward, this artifact features a pointed tip and blunted base to likely be attached to a spear or handle. (More information coming soon)
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Community
Qutekcak Native Tribe, Qutekcak
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
Found by Julie Kesnick on August 17, 1993 near Lowell Point, this hand made ulu is made of an antler, fastened with rivets (one iron, one brass), and was made in the latter half of the 19th century.
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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
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
Sugpiaq woman doll with a carved wooden face and a beaded headdress.
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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.
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Community
Chugachmiut Heritage Preservation
Category
Three-Dimensional Artifact/Object
Summary
Sugpiaq man doll with a wooden face.
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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, 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
This bird rattle was created by Andrew Abyo in 1999.