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

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Carving Tool:

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

REFERENCE: Alutiiq Museum, Koniag, Inc. Collection (AM193.87:9356)

DIMENSIONS: 12 cm long.

DESCRIPTION:
Before metal knives were available, Alutiiq craftsmen set the front teeth of marmots, porcupines, and beavers in handles to make tools for carving wood.


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