Yup’ik Masks (Photo Diary)

November 20, 2019 admin 0

For the Central Alaska Yup’ik Eskimo, spirituality was focused largely on the need to secure food for hunting. As with other animistic hunting peoples, animals […]

Inuit Art (Photo Diary)

November 19, 2019 admin 0

The Artic Culture Area includes the Aleutian Islands, most of the Alaska Coast, the Canadian Artic, and parts of Greenland. It is an area which […]

Salish Weaving (Photo Diary)

November 17, 2019 admin 0

The Salish-speaking First Nations whose aboriginal homelands included the Pacific coast area of present-day Washington and British Columbia have a long tradition of weaving. Weaving […]

Inupiaq Art (Photo Diary)

November 17, 2019 admin 0

The Inupiaq homeland is in Northwest Alaska and North Alaska. The Portland Art Museum has some Inupiaq items on display. Shown above: Inupiaq mask made […]