Anaktuvuk Pass: Images

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Caribou parts on drying rack. View of caribou meat and hides drying on rack at Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska. May 1970. Original photograph size: 7" x 5". AMRC. Ward Wells Collection;

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