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Donor Name:
William J. Fisher  Search this
Collector:
William J. Fisher  Search this
Culture:
Eskimo  Search this
: Alutiiq (Sugpiaq)  Search this
Object Type:
Arrow
Place:
Hinchinbrook Island / Nutshuk (Nuchek), Prince William Sound, Alaska, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1894-Feb-10
Specimen Count:
7
Notes:
FROM CARD: "COPPER." From tag with artifact: "Copper R. Indians, Alask. Fisher. Arrowheads." Illus. Fig. 48, p. 53 in Crowell, Aron, Amy F. Steffian, and Gordon L. Pullar. 2001. Looking both ways: heritage and identity of the Alutiiq people. Fairbanks, Alaska: University of Alaska Press. Identified there: "Copper sea otter points. Chugach Alutiiq residents of Prince William Sound obtained copper from local sources and through trade with the Ahtna Indians of the Copper River region. William J. Fisher purchased these arrow points when he was a trader at Nuchek for the Alaska Commerical Company."
Record Last Modified:
9 Feb 2016
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
027806
USNM Number:
E168631-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8348747