• Culture/People:

    Yup'ik [Bristol Bay]

  • Object name:

    Snowshoes

  • Native term:

    tangluk

  • Date created:

    circa 1910

  • Place:

    Bristol Bay; Bristol Bay Native Corporation; Alaska; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Wood, hide thong/babiche

  • Techniques:

    Carved, bent, laced, tied

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; purchased by George Heye/MAI from an unknown source in 1916.

  • Dimensions:

    7.3 x 5 x 15 cm

  • Catalog number:

    5/650

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    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the Yup’ik exhibit in the "Our Universes" gallery on the 4th floor

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