Eskimo Celebrating Dancer Eskimo Celebration Dance at the End of World War II

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Culture/People
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)
Artist/Maker
James Kivetoruk Moses, Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), 1902-1982
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial
Title
Eskimo Celebrating Dancer [Eskimo Celebration Dance at the End of World War II]
Object Name
Painting
Media/Materials
Paperboard, colored pencil, ink, watercolor
Techniques
Drawn, painted
Dimensions
31.7 x 44.5 cm
Object Type
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place
Nome; Bering Straits Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)
Date created
1962
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial Association (Gallup, New Mexico) in 1962; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
26/2288
Barcode
262288.000
See related items
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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