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

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IMAGE
Game Disk:

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

REFERENCE: Alutiiq Museum, Koniag, Inc. Collection (AM251.193:1)

DIMENSIONS: 9 cm high.

DESCRIPTION:
Kakangaq was a traditional game in which players threw disks of wood or ivory toward a target in the center of a seal skin. This kakangaq disk is carved with a person's face.


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