Anaktuvuk Pass: Images

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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;
image thumbnail Construction of a skin house 20 of 20 A close up of the skin house after construction is complete and a recent snowfall shows on the exterior. The window appears to have been opened. House was created by Simon Paneak and various other people from Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska. Ethnology;
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 Construction of a skin house 3 of 20 Simon Paneak makes the first connection of two support members for 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 4 of 20 Simon Paneak aligns 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 5 of 20 Simon Paneak aligns and attaches a support for 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 8 of 20 Simon Paneak tightening the binding on support members. House was created by Simon Paneak and various other people from Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska. Ethnology;
image thumbnail Construction of a skin house 6 of 20 Simon Paneak ties a support member in place while constructing 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 9 of 20 Simon Paneak adding additional support to the frame of the skin house. House was created by Simon Paneak and various other people from Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska. Ethnology;
image thumbnail Caribou fur/skin pants Pair of caribou skin/fur pants; upper seat very worn; sewn with sinew; legs have insets of white caribou hair set into brown; boots are sewn on just above ankles; soles have caribou inside; aprox. 39" from front waist to toe of boot. Pants created in Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska. 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 Construction of a skin house 7 of 20 The superstructure of the skin house in place. House was created by Simon Paneak and various other people from Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska. Ethnology;
image thumbnail Wood mask Male mask; carved wooden face. Snow goggles of wood with faint pink wash are attached; fur mustache and beard; wolf fur ruff; furs are nailed to wood; sinew cord on back for hanging; 16" long. Created in Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska. Ethnology;
image thumbnail Wood Mask Wood, male; trimmed with wolf ruff; dark fur eyebrows; mustache and beard of brown and white fur; mouth, eyes, nostrils open, Unpainted, 9" long, "Kakeina" written in pencil on back; string lopped through nostrils for hanging. Mask was created in Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska. 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 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

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