BOTH WAYS: Heritage and Identity of the Alutiiq People of Southern
Our Way of Living
LOCATION: Rice Ridge archaeological site, Kodiak Island, 4000-2000 B.C.
REFERENCE: Alutiiq Museum, Rice Collection (large hook 363-88-4-30-116 and 363-88-7-17-11; small hook 363-88-4-66-148 and uncataloged)
DIMENSIONS: large hook 11.5 cm long; small hook 4 cm long.
Early settlers in the Kodiak archipelago caught cod, halibut, and other fish. Shown here are examples of the hooks they used, which were made from bone.