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

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Copper Points: Copper sea otter points.

LOCATION: Nucheck (Núciq) Prince William Sound, 1887-1893

REFERENCE: National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (NMNH 168631)

DIMENSIONS: points 4 cm long.

DESCRIPTION:
Chugach Alutiiq residents of Prince William Sound got copper from local sources and through trade with the Ahtna Indians of the Copper River region. William J. Fisher purchased these arrow points when he was a trader at Nuchek for the Alaska Commercial Company.


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