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LOOKING BOTH WAYS: Heritage and Identity of the Alutiiq People of Southern Alaska

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Fish Hooks:

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.

DESCRIPTION:
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.


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