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Lantern Slide

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Subject:
Cupunguiria (Cupungulria), Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Format:
Collodion positive transparency (glass)
Dimensions:
3.25 x 4 in.
Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Place:
Kwigillingok; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)
Date Created:
1935
Collection History:
Leuman Maurice Waugh was a dentist, explorer, and lecturer who advocated for the dental health of the northern indigenous communities and documented his work and travels with photography. Waugh's research on the teeth and diet of indigenous communities took him to Labrador, Canada, between 1921 and 1927 and to twelve Alaskan Eskimo communities between 1929 and 1938. In 1936, Waugh was appointed to a position with the Alaska Health Service by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior via the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. After his death, Waugh's photographs and papers were donated to the Rankin Museum of American Heritage (Ellerbe, North Carolina), founded by Dr. Pressley R. Rankin, Jr. and Paula Rankin. In 2001, NMAI purchased Waugh's collection of papers, photographic materials, and Arctic artifacts from the Rankin Museum.
Description:
Hand-colored lantern slide; Cupunguiria (Cupungulria), who was left-handed, sewing an imarnin (seal gut rain parka), with grass between the seams to waterproof the garment. She wears a fur parka.
Catalog Number:
L02738
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Lantern Slide

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Format:
Collodion positive transparency (glass)
Dimensions:
3.25 x 4 in.
Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Place:
Alaska; USA
Date Created:
1935-1936
Collection History:
Leuman Maurice Waugh was a dentist, explorer, and lecturer who advocated for the dental health of the northern indigenous communities and documented his work and travels with photography. Waugh's research on the teeth and diet of indigenous communities took him to Labrador, Canada, between 1921 and 1927 and to twelve Alaskan Eskimo communities between 1929 and 1938. In 1936, Waugh was appointed to a position with the Alaska Health Service by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior via the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. After his death, Waugh's photographs and papers were donated to the Rankin Museum of American Heritage (Ellerbe, North Carolina), founded by Dr. Pressley R. Rankin, Jr. and Paula Rankin. In 2001, NMAI purchased Waugh's collection of papers, photographic materials, and Arctic artifacts from the Rankin Museum.
Description:
Hand-colored lantern slide; outdoor portrait of a Yup'ik mother and her two young children. Woman carries one child in her cloth parka.
Catalog Number:
L02288
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Lantern Slide

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Subject:
Ella Pavil (Uliggaq), Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Format:
Collodion positive transparency (glass)
Dimensions:
3.25 x 4 in.
Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Place:
Kwigillingok; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date Created:
1935
Collection History:
Leuman Maurice Waugh was a dentist, explorer, and lecturer who advocated for the dental health of the northern indigenous communities and documented his work and travels with photography. Waugh's research on the teeth and diet of indigenous communities took him to Labrador, Canada, between 1921 and 1927 and to twelve Alaskan Eskimo communities between 1929 and 1938. In 1936, Waugh was appointed to a position with the Alaska Health Service by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior via the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. After his death, Waugh's photographs and papers were donated to the Rankin Museum of American Heritage (Ellerbe, North Carolina), founded by Dr. Pressley R. Rankin, Jr. and Paula Rankin. In 2001, NMAI purchased Waugh's collection of papers, photographic materials, and Arctic artifacts from the Rankin Museum.
Description:
Hand-colored lantern slide; outdoor portrait of Uliggaq (Ella Pavil), dressed in a seal-gut parka and standing next to a dipnet full of tomcod.
Catalog Number:
L02290
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Lantern Slide

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Format:
Collodion positive transparency (glass)
Dimensions:
3.25 x 4 in.
Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Place:
Alaska; USA
Date Created:
1935-1936
Collection History:
Leuman Maurice Waugh was a dentist, explorer, and lecturer who advocated for the dental health of the northern indigenous communities and documented his work and travels with photography. Waugh's research on the teeth and diet of indigenous communities took him to Labrador, Canada, between 1921 and 1927 and to twelve Alaskan Eskimo communities between 1929 and 1938. In 1936, Waugh was appointed to a position with the Alaska Health Service by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior via the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. After his death, Waugh's photographs and papers were donated to the Rankin Museum of American Heritage (Ellerbe, North Carolina), founded by Dr. Pressley R. Rankin, Jr. and Paula Rankin. In 2001, NMAI purchased Waugh's collection of papers, photographic materials, and Arctic artifacts from the Rankin Museum.
Description:
Hand-colored lantern slide of a Yup'ik woman and two children posing in front of a kayak. Two wear fur parkas and one wears a qasperet (hooded cloth garment).
Catalog Number:
L02333
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Lantern Slide

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Format:
Collodion positive transparency (glass)
Dimensions:
3.25 x 4 in.
Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Place:
Alaska; USA
Date Created:
1935-1936
Collection History:
Leuman Maurice Waugh was a dentist, explorer, and lecturer who advocated for the dental health of the northern indigenous communities and documented his work and travels with photography. Waugh's research on the teeth and diet of indigenous communities took him to Labrador, Canada, between 1921 and 1927 and to twelve Alaskan Eskimo communities between 1929 and 1938. In 1936, Waugh was appointed to a position with the Alaska Health Service by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior via the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. After his death, Waugh's photographs and papers were donated to the Rankin Museum of American Heritage (Ellerbe, North Carolina), founded by Dr. Pressley R. Rankin, Jr. and Paula Rankin. In 2001, NMAI purchased Waugh's collection of papers, photographic materials, and Arctic artifacts from the Rankin Museum.
Description:
Hand-colored lantern slide of a man wearing a bird-skin parka, with a pair of snow goggles high on his forehead.
Catalog Number:
L02366
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Lantern Slide

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Format:
Collodion positive transparency (glass)
Dimensions:
3.25 x 4 in.
Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Place:
Alaska; USA
Date Created:
1935
Collection History:
Leuman Maurice Waugh was a dentist, explorer, and lecturer who advocated for the dental health of the northern indigenous communities and documented his work and travels with photography. Waugh's research on the teeth and diet of indigenous communities took him to Labrador, Canada, between 1921 and 1927 and to twelve Alaskan Eskimo communities between 1929 and 1938. In 1936, Waugh was appointed to a position with the Alaska Health Service by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior via the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. After his death, Waugh's photographs and papers were donated to the Rankin Museum of American Heritage (Ellerbe, North Carolina), founded by Dr. Pressley R. Rankin, Jr. and Paula Rankin. In 2001, NMAI purchased Waugh's collection of papers, photographic materials, and Arctic artifacts from the Rankin Museum.
Description:
Hand-colored lantern slide of chum salmon carefully hung to dry along with their eggs, spread on a pole directly below them.
Catalog Number:
L02736
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National Museum of the American Indian

Lantern Slide

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Subject:
Polly Nagorziuk, Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Format:
Collodion positive transparency (glass)
Dimensions:
3.25 x 4 in.
Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Place:
Alaska; USA
Date Created:
1930-1940
Collection History:
Leuman Maurice Waugh was a dentist, explorer, and lecturer who advocated for the dental health of the northern indigenous communities and documented his work and travels with photography. Waugh's research on the teeth and diet of indigenous communities took him to Labrador, Canada, between 1921 and 1927 and to twelve Alaskan Eskimo communities between 1929 and 1938. In 1936, Waugh was appointed to a position with the Alaska Health Service by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior via the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. After his death, Waugh's photographs and papers were donated to the Rankin Museum of American Heritage (Ellerbe, North Carolina), founded by Dr. Pressley R. Rankin, Jr. and Paula Rankin. In 2001, NMAI purchased Waugh's collection of papers, photographic materials, and Arctic artifacts from the Rankin Museum.
Description:
Hand-colored lantern slide; outdoor portrait of Polly Nagorziuk wearing a parka and beaded earrings.
Catalog Number:
L02767
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Lantern Slide

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Format:
Collodion positive transparency (glass)
Dimensions:
3.25 x 4 in.
Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Place:
Kwigillingok; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)
Date Created:
1935
Collection History:
Leuman Maurice Waugh was a dentist, explorer, and lecturer who advocated for the dental health of the northern indigenous communities and documented his work and travels with photography. Waugh's research on the teeth and diet of indigenous communities took him to Labrador, Canada, between 1921 and 1927 and to twelve Alaskan Eskimo communities between 1929 and 1938. In 1936, Waugh was appointed to a position with the Alaska Health Service by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior via the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. After his death, Waugh's photographs and papers were donated to the Rankin Museum of American Heritage (Ellerbe, North Carolina), founded by Dr. Pressley R. Rankin, Jr. and Paula Rankin. In 2001, NMAI purchased Waugh's collection of papers, photographic materials, and Arctic artifacts from the Rankin Museum.
Description:
Hand-colored lantern slide of men hunting in wooden kayaks, probably near Kwigillingok, Alaska.
Catalog Number:
L02230
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Lantern Slide

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Format:
Collodion positive transparency (glass)
Dimensions:
3.25 x 4 in.
Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Place:
Alaska; USA
Date Created:
1935-1936
Collection History:
Leuman Maurice Waugh was a dentist, explorer, and lecturer who advocated for the dental health of the northern indigenous communities and documented his work and travels with photography. Waugh's research on the teeth and diet of indigenous communities took him to Labrador, Canada, between 1921 and 1927 and to twelve Alaskan Eskimo communities between 1929 and 1938. In 1936, Waugh was appointed to a position with the Alaska Health Service by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior via the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. After his death, Waugh's photographs and papers were donated to the Rankin Museum of American Heritage (Ellerbe, North Carolina), founded by Dr. Pressley R. Rankin, Jr. and Paula Rankin. In 2001, NMAI purchased Waugh's collection of papers, photographic materials, and Arctic artifacts from the Rankin Museum.
Description:
Hand-colored lantern slide; man poses outside in a murre-skin parka (a murre is a sea bird).
Catalog Number:
L02234
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National Museum of the American Indian

Lantern Slide

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Subject:
Qaurtuculi, Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Format:
Collodion positive transparency (glass)
Dimensions:
3.25 x 4 in.
Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Place:
Alaska; USA
Date Created:
1935
Collection History:
Leuman Maurice Waugh was a dentist, explorer, and lecturer who advocated for the dental health of the northern indigenous communities and documented his work and travels with photography. Waugh's research on the teeth and diet of indigenous communities took him to Labrador, Canada, between 1921 and 1927 and to twelve Alaskan Eskimo communities between 1929 and 1938. In 1936, Waugh was appointed to a position with the Alaska Health Service by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior via the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. After his death, Waugh's photographs and papers were donated to the Rankin Museum of American Heritage (Ellerbe, North Carolina), founded by Dr. Pressley R. Rankin, Jr. and Paula Rankin. In 2001, NMAI purchased Waugh's collection of papers, photographic materials, and Arctic artifacts from the Rankin Museum.
Description:
Hand-colored lantern slide of an ice fishing scene; woman jigging for tomcod through ice. She wears a fur parka, mittens, and a blanket.
Catalog Number:
L02245
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National Museum of the American Indian

Lantern Slide

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Subject:
Anna Alexie, Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo), b. ca. 1916
August Alexie, Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo), b. ca. 1935
Format:
Collodion positive transparency (glass)
Dimensions:
3.25 x 4 in.
Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Place:
Napaskiak; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)
Date Created:
1935-1936
Collection History:
Leuman Maurice Waugh was a dentist, explorer, and lecturer who advocated for the dental health of the northern indigenous communities and documented his work and travels with photography. Waugh's research on the teeth and diet of indigenous communities took him to Labrador, Canada, between 1921 and 1927 and to twelve Alaskan Eskimo communities between 1929 and 1938. In 1936, Waugh was appointed to a position with the Alaska Health Service by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior via the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. After his death, Waugh's photographs and papers were donated to the Rankin Museum of American Heritage (Ellerbe, North Carolina), founded by Dr. Pressley R. Rankin, Jr. and Paula Rankin. In 2001, NMAI purchased Waugh's collection of papers, photographic materials, and Arctic artifacts from the Rankin Museum.
Description:
Hand-colored lantern slide; group sitting on a porch wearing fur parkas. Anna Alexie (woman on right) holds her baby, August Alexie. The woman on right is possibly the wife of Young Kilbuck.
Catalog Number:
L02287
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Lantern Slide

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Format:
Collodion positive transparency (glass)
Dimensions:
3.25 x 4 in.
Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Place:
Alaska; USA
Date Created:
1935
Collection History:
Leuman Maurice Waugh was a dentist, explorer, and lecturer who advocated for the dental health of the northern indigenous communities and documented his work and travels with photography. Waugh's research on the teeth and diet of indigenous communities took him to Labrador, Canada, between 1921 and 1927 and to twelve Alaskan Eskimo communities between 1929 and 1938. In 1936, Waugh was appointed to a position with the Alaska Health Service by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior via the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. After his death, Waugh's photographs and papers were donated to the Rankin Museum of American Heritage (Ellerbe, North Carolina), founded by Dr. Pressley R. Rankin, Jr. and Paula Rankin. In 2001, NMAI purchased Waugh's collection of papers, photographic materials, and Arctic artifacts from the Rankin Museum.
Description:
Hand-colored lantern slide of ice blocks on a wooden sled next to sleeping dogs outside a wood cabin. Blocks of ice were collected and melted over simple woodstoves for fresh water.
Catalog Number:
L02226
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National Museum of the American Indian

Lantern Slide

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Subject:
Paniluar (Minnie Strauss), Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo), 1885-1970
Format:
Collodion positive transparency (glass)
Dimensions:
3.25 x 4 in.
Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Place:
Kwigillingok; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)
Date Created:
1935-1936
Collection History:
Leuman Maurice Waugh was a dentist, explorer, and lecturer who advocated for the dental health of the northern indigenous communities and documented his work and travels with photography. Waugh's research on the teeth and diet of indigenous communities took him to Labrador, Canada, between 1921 and 1927 and to twelve Alaskan Eskimo communities between 1929 and 1938. In 1936, Waugh was appointed to a position with the Alaska Health Service by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior via the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. After his death, Waugh's photographs and papers were donated to the Rankin Museum of American Heritage (Ellerbe, North Carolina), founded by Dr. Pressley R. Rankin, Jr. and Paula Rankin. In 2001, NMAI purchased Waugh's collection of papers, photographic materials, and Arctic artifacts from the Rankin Museum.
Description:
Hand-colored lantern slide of Paniluar (Minnie Strauss, 1885-1970), mother of Louisa Slim, of Kwigillingok. She poses outdoors wearing a hooded fur parka and has chin tattoos.
Catalog Number:
L02232
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National Museum of the American Indian

Lantern Slide

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Subject:
Asgiilleq (Nellie Slim/Mother of Mary Gunlik), Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Format:
Collodion positive transparency (glass)
Dimensions:
3.25 x 4 in.
Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Place:
Kipnuk; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)
Date Created:
1935-1936
Collection History:
Leuman Maurice Waugh was a dentist, explorer, and lecturer who advocated for the dental health of the northern indigenous communities and documented his work and travels with photography. Waugh's research on the teeth and diet of indigenous communities took him to Labrador, Canada, between 1921 and 1927 and to twelve Alaskan Eskimo communities between 1929 and 1938. In 1936, Waugh was appointed to a position with the Alaska Health Service by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior via the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. After his death, Waugh's photographs and papers were donated to the Rankin Museum of American Heritage (Ellerbe, North Carolina), founded by Dr. Pressley R. Rankin, Jr. and Paula Rankin. In 2001, NMAI purchased Waugh's collection of papers, photographic materials, and Arctic artifacts from the Rankin Museum.
Description:
Hand-colored lantern slide of Asgiilleq (Nellie Slim, Mary Gunlik's mother) on right and her friend. Women wear fur parkas.
Catalog Number:
L02233
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Lantern Slide

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Format:
Collodion positive transparency (glass)
Dimensions:
3.25 x 4 in.
Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Place:
Alaska; USA
Date Created:
1935
Collection History:
Leuman Maurice Waugh was a dentist, explorer, and lecturer who advocated for the dental health of the northern indigenous communities and documented his work and travels with photography. Waugh's research on the teeth and diet of indigenous communities took him to Labrador, Canada, between 1921 and 1927 and to twelve Alaskan Eskimo communities between 1929 and 1938. In 1936, Waugh was appointed to a position with the Alaska Health Service by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior via the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. After his death, Waugh's photographs and papers were donated to the Rankin Museum of American Heritage (Ellerbe, North Carolina), founded by Dr. Pressley R. Rankin, Jr. and Paula Rankin. In 2001, NMAI purchased Waugh's collection of papers, photographic materials, and Arctic artifacts from the Rankin Museum.
Description:
Hand-colored lantern slide of a man with a gaff sitting on a ice pile. Dog pack and sled in foreground.
Catalog Number:
L02236
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National Museum of the American Indian

Lantern Slide

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Subject:
Qaurtuculi, Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Format:
Collodion positive transparency (glass)
Dimensions:
3.25 x 4 in.
Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Place:
Kipnuk; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date Created:
1935-1936
Collection History:
Leuman Maurice Waugh was a dentist, explorer, and lecturer who advocated for the dental health of the northern indigenous communities and documented his work and travels with photography. Waugh's research on the teeth and diet of indigenous communities took him to Labrador, Canada, between 1921 and 1927 and to twelve Alaskan Eskimo communities between 1929 and 1938. In 1936, Waugh was appointed to a position with the Alaska Health Service by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior via the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. After his death, Waugh's photographs and papers were donated to the Rankin Museum of American Heritage (Ellerbe, North Carolina), founded by Dr. Pressley R. Rankin, Jr. and Paula Rankin. In 2001, NMAI purchased Waugh's collection of papers, photographic materials, and Arctic artifacts from the Rankin Museum.
Description:
Hand-colored lantern slide; indoor portrait of Qaurtuculi (James Anaver's father) of Kipnuk posing in overalls.
Catalog Number:
L02239
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National Museum of the American Indian

Lantern Slide

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Subject:
Asgiilleq (Nellie Slim/Mother of Mary Gunlik), Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Format:
Collodion positive transparency (glass)
Dimensions:
3.25 x 4 in.
Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Place:
Alaska; USA
Date Created:
1930-1940
Collection History:
Leuman Maurice Waugh was a dentist, explorer, and lecturer who advocated for the dental health of the northern indigenous communities and documented his work and travels with photography. Waugh's research on the teeth and diet of indigenous communities took him to Labrador, Canada, between 1921 and 1927 and to twelve Alaskan Eskimo communities between 1929 and 1938. In 1936, Waugh was appointed to a position with the Alaska Health Service by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior via the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. After his death, Waugh's photographs and papers were donated to the Rankin Museum of American Heritage (Ellerbe, North Carolina), founded by Dr. Pressley R. Rankin, Jr. and Paula Rankin. In 2001, NMAI purchased Waugh's collection of papers, photographic materials, and Arctic artifacts from the Rankin Museum.
Description:
Hand colored lantern slide; Asgiilleq (Nellie Slim, Mary Gunlik's mother) wearing a parka decorated with bell and clock parts.
Catalog Number:
L02250
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Lantern Slide

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Subject:
Ik'atak (Julia K. Paul), Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo), 1923-2007
Asgiilleq (Nellie Slim/Mother of Mary Gunlik), Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Nagyuk, Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Format:
Collodion positive transparency (glass)
Dimensions:
3.25 x 4 in.
Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Place:
Kipnuk; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date Created:
1935-1936
Collection History:
Leuman Maurice Waugh was a dentist, explorer, and lecturer who advocated for the dental health of the northern indigenous communities and documented his work and travels with photography. Waugh's research on the teeth and diet of indigenous communities took him to Labrador, Canada, between 1921 and 1927 and to twelve Alaskan Eskimo communities between 1929 and 1938. In 1936, Waugh was appointed to a position with the Alaska Health Service by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior via the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. After his death, Waugh's photographs and papers were donated to the Rankin Museum of American Heritage (Ellerbe, North Carolina), founded by Dr. Pressley R. Rankin, Jr. and Paula Rankin. In 2001, NMAI purchased Waugh's collection of papers, photographic materials, and Arctic artifacts from the Rankin Museum.
Description:
Hand-colored lantern slide; Ik'atak (Julia K. Paul), wearing a beaded headdress, is accompanied by Asgiileq (Nellie Slim), and Nagyuk modeling dance headdresses topped with caribou throat hair.
Catalog Number:
L02251
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Lantern Slide

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Subject:
Nussaalarpag, Nunivagmiut Cup'ik [Nunivak Island]
Format:
Collodion positive transparency (glass)
Dimensions:
3.25 x 4 in.
Culture/People:
Nunivagmiut Cup'ik [Nunivak Island]
Place:
Nunivak Island; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Site Name:
Nunivak Island
Archipelago:
Bering Sea Islands
Island Name:
Nunivak Island
Date Created:
1937
Collection History:
Leuman Maurice Waugh was a dentist, explorer, and lecturer who advocated for the dental health of the northern indigenous communities and documented his work and travels with photography. Waugh's research on the teeth and diet of indigenous communities took him to Labrador, Canada, between 1921 and 1927 and to twelve Alaskan Eskimo communities between 1929 and 1938. In 1936, Waugh was appointed to a position with the Alaska Health Service by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior via the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. After his death, Waugh's photographs and papers were donated to the Rankin Museum of American Heritage (Ellerbe, North Carolina), founded by Dr. Pressley R. Rankin, Jr. and Paula Rankin. In 2001, NMAI purchased Waugh's collection of papers, photographic materials, and Arctic artifacts from the Rankin Museum.
Description:
Hand-colored lantern slide; outdoor portrait of Nussaalarpag, a Cup'ik Eskimo woman of Nunivak Island, wearing elaborate bead earrings, nose beads, and sickle-shaped chin labrets.
Catalog Number:
L02257
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Lantern Slide

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Format:
Collodion positive transparency (glass)
Dimensions:
3.25 x 4 in.
Culture/People:
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Place:
Alaska; USA
Date Created:
1935-1936
Collection History:
Leuman Maurice Waugh was a dentist, explorer, and lecturer who advocated for the dental health of the northern indigenous communities and documented his work and travels with photography. Waugh's research on the teeth and diet of indigenous communities took him to Labrador, Canada, between 1921 and 1927 and to twelve Alaskan Eskimo communities between 1929 and 1938. In 1936, Waugh was appointed to a position with the Alaska Health Service by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior via the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. After his death, Waugh's photographs and papers were donated to the Rankin Museum of American Heritage (Ellerbe, North Carolina), founded by Dr. Pressley R. Rankin, Jr. and Paula Rankin. In 2001, NMAI purchased Waugh's collection of papers, photographic materials, and Arctic artifacts from the Rankin Museum.
Description:
Hand-colored lantern slide; young Yup'ik woman posed outside wearing a fur trimmed parka.
Catalog Number:
L02268
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National Museum of the American Indian

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