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Walrus

Culture/People:
Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Joachim Koyuk (Sewakim Koyuk), Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island], 1908-1983  Search this
IACB source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Office, Sitka, Alaska (IACB Office, Sitka, Alaska)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Title:
Walrus
Object Name:
Figure
Media/Materials:
Driftwood, ivory, wood stain, glue
Techniques:
Carved, stained, glued
Dimensions:
20.1 x 10.0 x 9.5 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
King Island; Bering Straits Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Archipelago:
Bering Sea Islands
Island Name:
King Island
Date created:
1966
Catalog Number:
26/1318
Barcode:
261318.000
See related items:
Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island]
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_277415

Polar Bear

Culture/People:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Melvin Olanna, Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), 1941-1991  Search this
IACB source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Office, Sitka, Alaska (IACB Office, Sitka, Alaska)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB Source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Demonstration Workshop (Sitka, Alaska) (IACB Demonstration Workshop)  Search this
Title:
Polar Bear
Object Name:
Figure
Media/Materials:
Marble
Techniques:
Carved, polished
Dimensions:
33.7 x 17 x 22.7 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Sitka; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)
Archipelago:
Alexander Archipelago
Island Name:
Baranof Island
Date created:
1968
Catalog Number:
25/5872
Barcode:
255872.000
See related items:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271738
Additional Online Media:

Walrus

Culture/People:
Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Joachim Koyuk (Sewakim Koyuk), Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island], 1908-1983  Search this
IACB source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Office, Sitka, Alaska (IACB Office, Sitka, Alaska)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Title:
Walrus
Object Name:
Figure
Media/Materials:
Driftwood, ivory, ink
Techniques:
Carved, painted, incised
Dimensions:
10.3 x 10.2 x 28.8 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
King Island; Bering Straits Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)
Archipelago:
Bering Sea Islands
Island Name:
King Island
Date created:
1966
Catalog Number:
26/1356
Barcode:
261356.000
See related items:
Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island]
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_277453

Mountain Goat

Culture/People:
Tlingit  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Lincoln Wallace, Tlingit/Tsimshian, 1919-1991  Search this
IACB source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Office, Sitka, Alaska (IACB Office, Sitka, Alaska)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB Source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Demonstration Workshop (Sitka, Alaska) (IACB Demonstration Workshop)  Search this
Title:
Mountain Goat
Object Name:
Figure of a mountain goat
Media/Materials:
Yellow cedar
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
20.5 x 12.7 x 30.7 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Excursion Inlet; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Date created:
1963
Catalog Number:
25/5390
Barcode:
255390.000
See related items:
Tlingit
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271255
Additional Online Media:

Thunderbird and Whale

Culture/People:
Tlingit  Search this
Artist/Maker:
David Williams, Sr., Tlingit [Hoonah (Huna)], 1904-1973  Search this
IACB source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Office, Sitka, Alaska (IACB Office, Sitka, Alaska)  Search this
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Demonstration Workshop (Sitka, Alaska) (IACB Demonstration Workshop)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Title:
Thunderbird and Whale
Object Name:
Thunderbird and Whale figure
Media/Materials:
Yellow cedar
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
19.5 x 20.5 x 51.3 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Sitka; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Archipelago:
Alexander Archipelago
Island Name:
Baranof Island
Date created:
1963
Catalog Number:
26/1284
Barcode:
261284.000
See related items:
Tlingit
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_277381

Seal

Culture/People:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Melvin Olanna, Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), 1941-1991  Search this
IACB source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Office, Sitka, Alaska (IACB Office, Sitka, Alaska)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB Source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Demonstration Workshop (Sitka, Alaska) (IACB Demonstration Workshop)  Search this
Title:
Seal
Object Name:
Seal figure
Media/Materials:
Yellow cedar, wood stain
Techniques:
Carved, stained
Dimensions:
31 x 15 x 19.5 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Sitka; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)
Archipelago:
Alexander Archipelago
Island Name:
Baranof Island
Date created:
1968
Catalog Number:
25/6106
Barcode:
256106.000
See related items:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271978
Additional Online Media:

Eagle figure

Culture/People:
Tlingit  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Lincoln Wallace, Tlingit/Tsimshian, 1919-1991  Search this
IACB source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Office, Sitka, Alaska (IACB Office, Sitka, Alaska)  Search this
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Demonstration Workshop (Sitka, Alaska) (IACB Demonstration Workshop)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Object Name:
Eagle figure
Media/Materials:
Alder
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
24.7 x 10.8 x 9.6 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Sitka; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)
Archipelago:
Alexander Archipelago
Island Name:
Baranof Island
Date created:
1963
Catalog Number:
25/9823
Barcode:
259823.000
See related items:
Tlingit
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_275912
Additional Online Media:

Girl and Octopus

Culture/People:
Yakutat Tlingit  Search this
Artist/Maker:
George Daniel Benson, Sr., Yakutat Tlingit, 1900-1986  Search this
IACB source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Office, Sitka, Alaska (IACB Office, Sitka, Alaska)  Search this
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Demonstration Workshop (Sitka, Alaska) (IACB Demonstration Workshop)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Title:
Girl and Octopus
Object Name:
Figure of a woman with octopus
Media/Materials:
Yellow cedar
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
11.2 x 10.0 x 30.0 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Sitka; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Archipelago:
Alexander Archipelago
Island Name:
Baranof Island
Date created:
1967
Catalog Number:
26/1378
Barcode:
261378.000
See related items:
Yakutat Tlingit
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_277475

Eagle figure

Culture/People:
Tlingit  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Peter C. Nielsen (Peter Nielson/Aakashookh/Lsagoohaa), Tlingit, 1900-1983  Search this
IACB source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Office, Sitka, Alaska (IACB Office, Sitka, Alaska)  Search this
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Demonstration Workshop (Sitka, Alaska) (IACB Demonstration Workshop)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Object Name:
Eagle figure
Media/Materials:
Yellow cedar
Techniques:
Carved, incised, polished
Dimensions:
16.1 x 17.2 x 38.5 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Sitka; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Archipelago:
Alexander Archipelago
Island Name:
Baranof Island
Date created:
1967
Catalog Number:
25/9872
Barcode:
259872.000
See related items:
Tlingit
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_275961
Additional Online Media:

Figure

Culture/People:
possibly Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) (attributed)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Thomas Ooyoulak, Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Office, Sitka, Alaska (IACB Office, Sitka, Alaska)  Search this
Object Name:
Figure
Media/Materials:
Ivory, baleen, ink
Techniques:
Carved, inlaid, drawn, incised
Dimensions:
5.6 x 4.7 x 5.5 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Alaska; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1950-1960
Catalog Number:
26/974
Barcode:
260974.000
See related items:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_276761

Man and Fox

Culture/People:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Joseph E. Senungetuk (Inusunaaq/Inusuyauq Sinuyituq), Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), b. 1940  Search this
IACB source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Office, Sitka, Alaska (IACB Office, Sitka, Alaska)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB Source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Demonstration Workshop (Sitka, Alaska) (IACB Demonstration Workshop)  Search this
Title:
Man and Fox
Object Name:
Figure
Media/Materials:
Alder, stone
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
17 x 10.2 x 18.2 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Sitka; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Archipelago:
Alexander Archipelago
Island Name:
Baranof Island
Date created:
1967
Catalog Number:
25/8283
Barcode:
258283.000
See related items:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_274215
Additional Online Media:

Wolf figure

Culture/People:
Yakutat Tlingit  Search this
Artist/Maker:
George Daniel Benson, Sr., Yakutat Tlingit, 1900-1986  Search this
IACB source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Office, Sitka, Alaska (IACB Office, Sitka, Alaska)  Search this
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Demonstration Workshop (Sitka, Alaska) (IACB Demonstration Workshop)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Object Name:
Wolf figure
Media/Materials:
Yellow cedar
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
23.2 x 13.7 x 20.8 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Sitka; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)
Archipelago:
Alexander Archipelago
Island Name:
Baranof Island
Date created:
1967
Catalog Number:
25/9822
Barcode:
259822.000
See related items:
Yakutat Tlingit
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_275911
Additional Online Media:

Cormorant

Culture/People:
Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Peter John Seeganna (Peter J. Seeganna), Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island], 1938-1974  Search this
IACB source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Office, Sitka, Alaska (IACB Office, Sitka, Alaska)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB Source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Demonstration Workshop (Sitka, Alaska) (IACB Demonstration Workshop)  Search this
Title:
Cormorant
Object Name:
Figure
Media/Materials:
Alder
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
26.7 x 17.3 x 55.5 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Sitka; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)
Archipelago:
Alexander Archipelago
Island Name:
Baranof Island
Date created:
1967
Catalog Number:
25/5212
Barcode:
255212.000
See related items:
Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island]
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271077
Additional Online Media:

Owl

Culture/People:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Melvin Olanna, Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), 1941-1991  Search this
IACB source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Office, Sitka, Alaska (IACB Office, Sitka, Alaska)  Search this
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Demonstration Workshop (Sitka, Alaska) (IACB Demonstration Workshop)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Title:
Owl
Object Name:
Owl figure
Media/Materials:
Steatite/soapstone, jasper, turquoise
Techniques:
Carved, incised, inlaid
Dimensions:
13.9 x 12 x 14.3 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Sitka; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Archipelago:
Alexander Archipelago
Island Name:
Baranof Island
Date created:
1968
Catalog Number:
26/1362
Barcode:
261362.000
See related items:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_277459

Bear figure

Culture/People:
Yakutat Tlingit  Search this
Artist/Maker:
George Daniel Benson, Sr., Yakutat Tlingit, 1900-1986  Search this
IACB source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Office, Sitka, Alaska (IACB Office, Sitka, Alaska)  Search this
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Demonstration Workshop (Sitka, Alaska) (IACB Demonstration Workshop)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Object Name:
Bear figure
Media/Materials:
Yellow cedar
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
10.9 x 9.5 x 27 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Sitka; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)
Archipelago:
Alexander Archipelago
Island Name:
Baranof Island
Date created:
1968
Catalog Number:
25/9824
Barcode:
259824.000
See related items:
Yakutat Tlingit
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_275913
Additional Online Media:

Owl

Culture/People:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Melvin Olanna, Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), 1941-1991  Search this
IACB source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Office, Sitka, Alaska (IACB Office, Sitka, Alaska)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB Source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Demonstration Workshop (Sitka, Alaska) (IACB Demonstration Workshop)  Search this
Title:
Owl
Object Name:
Figure of an owl
Media/Materials:
Yellow cedar
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
18.5 x 26 x 46.5 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Sitka; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)
Archipelago:
Alexander Archipelago
Island Name:
Baranof Island
Date created:
1968
Catalog Number:
25/5394
Barcode:
255394.000
See related items:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271259
Additional Online Media:

Standing Walrus

Culture/People:
Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Louis Seeganna, Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island], 1916-1974  Search this
IACB source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Office, Sitka, Alaska (IACB Office, Sitka, Alaska)  Search this
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Demonstration Workshop (Sitka, Alaska) (IACB Demonstration Workshop)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Title:
Standing Walrus
Object Name:
Walrus figure
Media/Materials:
Driftwood, baleen, ivory
Techniques:
Carved, inlaid, polished
Dimensions:
35 x 10 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Sitka; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Archipelago:
Alexander Archipelago
Island Name:
Baranof Island
Date created:
1965
Catalog Number:
25/6097
Barcode:
256097.000
See related items:
Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island]
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271969
Additional Online Media:

Mother and Child

Culture/People:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Joseph E. Senungetuk (Inusunaaq/Inusuyauq Sinuyituq), Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), b. 1940  Search this
IACB source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Office, Sitka, Alaska (IACB Office, Sitka, Alaska)  Search this
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Demonstration Workshop (Sitka, Alaska) (IACB Demonstration Workshop)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Title:
Mother and Child
Object Name:
Mother and child figure
Media/Materials:
Alder
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
20 x 12.5 x 41.5 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Sitka; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Archipelago:
Alexander Archipelago
Island Name:
Baranof Island
Date created:
1967
Catalog Number:
25/7003
Barcode:
257003.000
See related items:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_272888
Additional Online Media:

Eskimo Woman

Culture/People:
Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Peter John Seeganna (Peter J. Seeganna), Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island], 1938-1974  Search this
IACB source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Office, Sitka, Alaska (IACB Office, Sitka, Alaska)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB Source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Demonstration Workshop (Sitka, Alaska) (IACB Demonstration Workshop)  Search this
Title:
Eskimo Woman
Object Name:
Figure
Media/Materials:
Marble
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
10 x 13.5 x 19.7 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Sitka; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)
Archipelago:
Alexander Archipelago
Island Name:
Baranof Island
Date created:
1964
Catalog Number:
25/5412
Barcode:
255412.000
See related items:
Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island]
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271277
Additional Online Media:

Polar Bear

Culture/People:
Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Peter John Seeganna (Peter J. Seeganna), Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island], 1938-1974  Search this
IACB source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Office, Sitka, Alaska (IACB Office, Sitka, Alaska)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB Source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Demonstration Workshop (Sitka, Alaska) (IACB Demonstration Workshop)  Search this
Title:
Polar Bear
Object Name:
Polar bear figure
Media/Materials:
Alder
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
18.7 x 7.5 x 12 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Sitka; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)
Archipelago:
Alexander Archipelago
Island Name:
Baranof Island
Date created:
1966
Catalog Number:
25/6970
Barcode:
256970.000
See related items:
Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island]
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_272854
Additional Online Media:

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