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

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IMAGE
Wrist Clip:

LOCATION: Karluk 1 archaeological site, Kodiak Island, A.D. 1400-1750

REFERENCE: Alutiiq Museum, Koniag, Inc., Collection (UA85.193.3540)

DIMENSIONS: 6.5 cm wide.

DESCRIPTION:
A hunter in a kayak had to keep dry. He wore wooden wrist clips to keep water out of the sleeves of his kanagluk, a waterproof jacket made from the intestines of bears or sea mammals.


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