Anaktuvuk Pass: Images

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image thumbnail Eskimo carrying rear haunch of caribou on his shoulder. Title taken from information with photo. Eskimo hunter carrying caribou haunch after hunt in Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska. 1962. Photographer: Ward W. Wells. Original photograph size: 8" x 10". AMRC. Ward Wells Collection;
image thumbnail Caribou mask-maker, Frank Rolland [sic]. Title taken from verso. View of mask maker Frank Rulland demonstrating how to make masks from caribou hides in Barrow, Alaska. Also from verso: "Frank Rolland [sic], Anaktuvuk Pass Eskimo, demonstrates the making of masks from caribou hides at Barrow. The hide is wet and scraped of hair and fitted over a form (shown on the caribou hide on his lap) and dried. Then openings for eyes, nose and mouth are cut, eyebrows and moustache added. Here is [sic] is fitting a wolf ruff around the face to simulate a parka hood." 1969. Photographer: Frank Whaley. Original photograph size: 10" x 8 1/8". AMRC. Wien Collection;
image thumbnail Anaktuvuk, aerial view. Aerial view of buildings at Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska, with area in dotted lines possibly showing landing strip. 1960's? Photographer: Frank Whaley. Original photograph size: 8" x 10". AMRC. Wien Collection;
image thumbnail Sign-post in Barrow, 1962. This color slide depicts a white sign-post with black lettering in Barrow, Alaska in 1962. The arrows on the sign read "3380 MI HAWAII," "300 MI ANAKTUVUK," "465 MI SIBERIA," "NEW YORK 3380 MI," and "MOSCOW 3585 MI." The photographer is unidentified. Bob and Marie Logan slides, circa 1945-1962. UAA-HMC-1071;
image thumbnail Utkeagvik Presbyterian Church, Barrow, Alaska, 1962. This color slide depicts the exterior of Utkeagvik (also spelled "Utqiagvik") Presbyterian Church in Barrow, Alaska in 1962. There is a man standing outside the church building, looking at a sign hung between two whale bones that reads, "Utkeagvik Mission Founded 1891 Presbyterian Church Barrow, Alaska, Outstations: Anaktuvuk Pass, Tigikuk, Kaktovik." There appear to be whale vertebrae on the ground in front of the sign, and the church has a steeple and a cross on its outside wall. Bob and Marie Logan slides, circa 1945-1962. UAA-HMC-1071;
image thumbnail Mask carver at Anaktuvuk Pass, 1956 22 second film clip, color/silent, of a man carving several wooden masks. Ethel Ross Oliver Collection; Alaska Film Archives, University of Alaska, Fairbanks;
image thumbnail Kayak Paneak, Simon (maker). Frame in good condition; made of Canadian white spruce obtained by museum locally for Simon's use in constructing kayak; hides sewn on with cord and seams greased with caribou tallow; hides were green and split in the drier atmosphere of Fairbanks; wood stained red; 19'5" in length; some of the hides cut along seams to prevent warpage of frame as they shrank. (When received, frame was 19' 7 3/4" in length.) Made by Simon Paneak; local Anaktuvuk Pass women sewed the hides on. In photograph from left to right: Raymond and Roosevelt Paneak, sons of Simon and Susie Paneak. Photograph by James H. Barker. Ethnology
image thumbnail Kayak Paneak, Simon (maker). Frame in good condition; made of Canadian white spruce obtained by museum locally for Simon's use in constructing kayak; hides sewn on with cord and seams greased with caribou tallow; hides were green and split in the drier atmosphere of Fairbanks; wood stained red; 19'5" in length; some of the hides cut along seams to prevent warpage of frame as they shrank. (When received, frame was 19' 7 3/4" in length.) Made by Simon Paneak; local Anaktuvuk Pass women sewed the hides on. Kayak is paddled by Roosevelt Paneak, son of Simon and Susie Paneak. Photograph by James H. Barker. Ethnology
image thumbnail Kayak Paneak, Simon (maker). Frame in good condition; made of Canadian white spruce obtained by museum locally for Simon's use in constructing kayak; hides sewn on with cord and seams greased with caribou tallow; hides were green and split in the drier atmosphere of Fairbanks; wood stained red; 19'5" in length; some of the hides cut along seams to prevent warpage of frame as they shrank. (When received, frame was 19' 7 3/4" in length.) Made by Simon Paneak; local Anaktuvuk Pass women sewed the hides on. Kayak is paddled by Roosevelt Paneak, son of Simon and Susie Paneak. Photograph by James H. Barker. Ethnology
image thumbnail Kayak Paneak, Simon (maker). Frame in good condition; made of Canadian white spruce obtained by museum locally for Simon's use in constructing kayak; hides sewn on with cord and seams greased with caribou tallow; hides were green and split in the drier atmosphere of Fairbanks; wood stained red; 19'5" in length; some of the hides cut along seams to prevent warpage of frame as they shrank. (When received, frame was 19' 7 3/4" in length.) Made by Simon Paneak; local Anaktuvuk Pass women sewed the hides on. Photograph by James H. Barker. Ethnology
image thumbnail Kayak Paneak, Simon (maker). Frame in good condition; made of Canadian white spruce obtained by museum locally for Simon's use in constructing kayak; hides sewn on with cord and seams greased with caribou tallow; hides were green and split in the drier atmosphere of Fairbanks; wood stained red; 19'5" in length; some of the hides cut along seams to prevent warpage of frame as they shrank. (When received, frame was 19' 7 3/4" in length.) Made by Simon Paneak; local Anaktuvuk Pass women sewed the hides on. Kayak is paddled by Roosevelt Paneak, son of Simon and Susie Paneak. Photograph by James H. Barker. Ethnology
image thumbnail Kayak Paneak, Simon (maker). Frame in good condition; made of Canadian white spruce obtained by museum locally for Simon's use in constructing kayak; hides sewn on with cord and seams greased with caribou tallow; hides were green and split in the drier atmosphere of Fairbanks; wood stained red; 19'5" in length; some of the hides cut along seams to prevent warpage of frame as they shrank. (When received, frame was 19' 7 3/4" in length.) Made by Simon Paneak; local Anaktuvuk Pass women sewed the hides on. Kayak is paddled by Roosevelt Paneak, son of Simon and Susie Paneak. Photograph by James H. Barker. Ethnology
image thumbnail Kayak Paneak, Simon (maker). Frame in good condition; made of Canadian white spruce obtained by museum locally for Simon's use in constructing kayak; hides sewn on with cord and seams greased with caribou tallow; hides were green and split in the drier atmosphere of Fairbanks; wood stained red; 19'5" in length; some of the hides cut along seams to prevent warpage of frame as they shrank. (When received, frame was 19' 7 3/4" in length.) Made by Simon Paneak; local Anaktuvuk Pass women sewed the hides on. Kayak is paddled by Roosevelt Paneak, son of Simon and Susie Paneak. Photograph by James H. Barker. Ethnology
image thumbnail Construction of a skin house The completed skin house is studied by a man. House was created by Simon Paneak and various other people from Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska. Ethnology;
image thumbnail Construction of a skin house 1 of 20 Simon Paneak builds a skin house. Three men talking. Some of the building supplies for the skin house are in view.Skin house building materiels consist of: (A) Two bundles of sewn-together caribou hides; used for covering the willow framework of the Anaktuvuk Pass " skin house" owned by the museum. There is also a rain cover of dehaired hides and a door of a grizzly bear hide. (B) Rawhide (babiche) Lace, long lace is tied together, and because of age is very dry. It is yellow colored, mostly 0.5 cm wide. (C) Piece of wood with knot tied to it. Wood has dirt on one end. Knot has shifted its color into yellowish-orange. (D) Window, made of bearded seal gut. It is torn apart. Missing some pieces. Gut is sewn together by sinew. (E) Rain cover of dehaired caribou hides; made to protect the (haired) hides forming the covering of the Anaktuvuk Pass dwelling.(F) 26 curved willow sticks that make up the frame of the house. Ethnology;
image thumbnail Construction of a skin house 10 of 20 Simon Paneak attaches a support member in the construction of a skin house. House was created by Simon Paneak and various other people from Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska. Ethnology;
image thumbnail Construction of a skin house 11 of 20 A man kneeling next to the hide covering for a skin house. The house frame can be seen behind. House was created by Simon Paneak and various other people from Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska. Ethnology;
image thumbnail Construction of a skin house 12 of 20 Construction of a skin house with one wall attached. House was created by Simon Paneak and various other people from Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska. Ethnology;
image thumbnail Construction of a skin house 13 of 20 Image showing how the hide appears to attach to the frame with a string is tied to the support and through the skin. House was created by Simon Paneak and various other people from Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska. Ethnology;
image thumbnail Construction of a skin house 14 of 20 Simon Paneak (outside) with the assistance of a man inside attach the hide covering to the skin house. House was created by Simon Paneak and various other people from Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska. Ethnology;
image thumbnail Construction of a skin house 15 of 20 A section of the hide covering is attached to a skin house. This section has a gut window. Simon Paneak is on the inside and another man is assisting from outside. House was created by Simon Paneak and various other people from Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska. Ethnology;
image thumbnail Construction of a skin house 16 of 20 Skin house with the hides in place showing the door with a cross on it and a gut window. House was created by Simon Paneak and various other people from Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska. Ethnology;
image thumbnail Construction of a skin house 17 of 20 Close up view of a skin house after construction is complete. House was created by Simon Paneak and various other people from Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska. Ethnology;
image thumbnail Construction of a skin house 18 of 20 Skin house after construction with a light covering of snow. House was created by Simon Paneak and various other people from Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska. Ethnology;
image thumbnail Construction of a skin house 19 of 20 Close up view of a skin house after construction. It appears the window has been opened. House was created by Simon Paneak and various other people from Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska. Ethnology;

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