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Figure of a polar bear and cub  (Sculpture)  "circa 1975"

Alexander Akeya (Aayanga), Yuit (Siberian Yup\'ik) [Savoogna, St. Lawrence Island], b. 1928

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1973-1980

Materials:

Ivory, paint

Techniques:

Carved, painted

Dimensions:

8.3 x 3.3 x 5 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Arctic, Native Americans, North America, Western Arctic, Yuit (Siberian Yup'ik), Yuit (Siberian Yup'ik) [Savoogna, St. Lawrence Island], Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)

City:

Savoonga

County:

Bering Straits Native Corporation

State:

Alaska

Island Name:

Saint Lawrence Island

Archipelago:

Bering Sea Islands

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collected by Florence C. Krummel (1911-2003, retired high school teacher) and Bernhard U. Krummel (1911-1990), probably between 1973 and 1980 when they lived in the Anchorage, Alaska, area; donated to NMAI by their daughter Maradel Krummel Gale in 2003.

Source ID:

NMAI_278653

Catalog Number:

26/2541

Album Name:

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