Uganik (Uganút) - Description
Man sitting with pet eagles at Uganik, circa 1914. The custom of taming eagles goes back at least 200 years in Kodiak Island villages. In 1805, Russian naval officer Lisianskii remarked that Alutiiq people had eagles in their houses as pets and used their feathers on hunting arrows. Courtesy of the Alutiiq Museum, McCubrey Collection, AM260:37.