Alaska native arts and crafts

Fair, Susan W

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Summary

  • Describes the arts and crafts of the Eskimos, Athabascans, Aleuts and Northwest Coast peoples of Alaska. Includes an article: "In search of ancient man: archaeology in Alaska" by Robert Shaw.

Notes

  • Robert Shaw provides the archaeological framework for Susan Fair's review of the arts and crafts of Alaska's Natives"--P. [3].
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 208-209).

Contents

  • In search of ancient man / by Robert Shaw
  • Introduction -- In search of Ancient man: Archaeology in Alaska -- Eskimos: Barrow's Itqiagvik Site / Jack Lobdell, Ph. D. -- Athabascans: Seal Beach Site / Karen Workman -- Hannah Solomon, Athabascan beadworker / Jan Steinbright -- Aleuts: Aleut archaeology / Douglas Veltre -- Fishing in Kodiak / John Blaine -- Northwest Coast: Story of Gonaqadate / Viola Garfield and Linn Forrest -- Work of a weaver / Cheryl Samuel -- Preserving your baskets / Alice R. Hoveman -- Bibliography -- Index
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