Anaktuvuk Pass: Images

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image thumbnail Man gutting caribou on winter hunt near Anaktuvuk Pass. Title taken from information with photo. View of hunter gutting caribou during hunt near Anatuvuk Pass, Alaska. 1962. Photographer: Ward W. Wells. Original photograph size: 2 1/4" x 2 1/4". AMRC. Ward Wells Collection;
image thumbnail Making road through Anaktuvuk Pass for a winter ice train from Bettles to Franklin Bluffs. Title taken from verso. View of crew with construction machinery making road through Anaktuvuk Pass in Brooks Range in Northern Alaska for travel between Bettles and Franklin Bluffs during Trans-Alaska Pipeline construction. March 30, 1974. Photographer: Steve McCutcheon. Original photograph size: 8" x 10". AMRC. McCutcheon Collection;
image thumbnail Ice cellar. Title taken from information with photo. View looking down into ice cellar for storing food at Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska. 1963. Photographer: Ward W. Wells. Original photograph size: 2 1/4" x 2 1/4". AMRC. Ward Wells Collection;
image thumbnail Hunting caribou at Anaktuvuk Pass. View of men lying on ground with rifles hunting caribou in Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska, with caribou herd in distance. 1962. Photographer: Ward W. Wells. Original photograph size: 8" x 10". AMRC. Ward Wells Collection;
image thumbnail Hide and fur mask One of the original mask of caribou hide stitched together like patchwork. Ear and nose attached. Teeth attached in open mouth; 8 each in upper and lower "jaw"; mustache beard of white hair. Eyebrows/lashes formed by out-turned, hair-side of skin. Inside mask is haired side of skin, over snout and around the edge. A short length of thick orange twine is attached on one side to bottom of mask. Created in Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska Measures 40 x 29 x 30 cm Ethnology;
image thumbnail Hanging caribou meat to dry. Title taken from information with photo. People hanging caribou meat to dry on rack after winter caribou hunt at Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska, with sled loaded with hides in foreground and barrels in background. 1963. Photographer: Ward W. Wells. Original photograph size: 8 1/8" x 10". AMRC. Ward Wells Collection;
image thumbnail Ground squirrel. Information from interview with collection donor: "Ground squirrel, Anak. Pass. 1948. July, Aug. 1948. The Eskimos had to eat them because of the shortage of food." George A. Llano collection
image thumbnail George A. Llano poses for a picture. Title by indexer. Information from interview with collection donor: "Anaktuvuk Pass area." George A. Llano collection
image thumbnail George A. Llano Collection, circa 1948. The George A. Llano Collection consists of 111 photographs relating to Llano's lichen research and the Anaktuvuk Pass and Wainwright areas, circa 1948. Subjects include plant collecting and identification, people and village activities in Anaktuvuk Pass, airplane flights, scenes from Wainwright, and Llano's research associates including Robert Rausch, Lloyd Spetzman, Simon Paneak and others.George Albert Llano was born Jorge Alberto Cecilio Perez y Llano in Havana, Cuba on November 22, 1911. He attended Cornell University, where he received a B. S. in 1935. Llano received an M.A. from Columbia Teachers College in New York in 1939. He began his Ph.D. work at Harvard University but was interrupted by world War II. After the war Llano continued his Ph.D. work at Vaxtbiologiska Institut in Uppsala, Sweden and finished his Ph.D. in botany at Washington University in St. Louis in 1949, while also working in Alaska collecting lichens with his mentor, Per Scholander. George A. Llano collection
image thumbnail Galbraith Camp. This equipment came in either via Hercules aircraft or over land by ice train thru Anaktuvuk Pass of the Brooks Range. Title taken from verso. View of construction equipment at Galbraith Lake pipeline construction camp during Trans-Alaska Pipeline construction near Galbraith Lake in Brooks Range, Alaska, with helicopter in foreground. Aug 11, 1970. Photographer: Steve McCutcheon. Original photograph size: 8" x 10". AMRC. McCutcheon Collection;
image thumbnail Float plane lands on a lake. Title by indexer. A large floatplane lands on a lake. George A. Llano collection
image thumbnail Flight from Barrow to Anaktuvuk. Information from interview with collection donor: "Flight from Barrow to Anaktuvuk Pass." George A. Llano collection
image thumbnail Flight from Barrow to Anaktuvuk Pass. Information from interview with collection donor: "Flight from Barrow to Anaktuvuk Pass." George A. Llano collection
image thumbnail Illustrated map of caribou hunting near Anaktuvak Pass. Ms., ink on paper. Shows area between Ray Loesche Camp and Donald McVicker Camp with two kayaks and an umiak on a lake and a line of people forcing caribou into lake. Scale is not given. Rare Maps Collection, Alaska & Polar Regions Collections;
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 Making masks at Anaktuvuk Pass. View of carver making masks with fur trim at Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska. 1963. Photographer: Ward W. Wells. Original photograph size: 2 1/4" x 2 1/4". AMRC. Ward Wells Collection;
image thumbnail Looking over the heads of the drummers at dancers. Title taken from information with photograph. Group of children dancing to music provided by drummers seated in foreground in Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska. Drummers include: Simon Paneak, Frank Rulland, and Elijah Kakinya. May 1970. Photographer: Ward W. Wells. Original photograph size: 2 1/4" x 2 1/4". AMRC. Ward Wells Collection;
image thumbnail Lichens that Dr. Llano studied. Information from interview with collection donor: "Lichens that Dr. Llano studied." George A. Llano collection
image thumbnail Kids dancing. Title taken from information with photograph. Group of children dancing to music provided by drummers (partially visible in foreground) at Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska. May 1970. Photographer: Ward W. Wells. Original photograph size: 2 1/4" x 2 1/4". AMRC. Ward Wells Collection;
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 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

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