Souvenir Model Umiak with Four Women, One Man, a Dog, and Camp Equipment

Unidentified Kalaallit (West Greenlandic Inuit) maker, Eastern Arctic, Arctic

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early-mid-20th century

Seal skin, wood, cloth, metal, hair (?)

Overall: 4 3/16 × 5 1/2 × 37 13/16 in. (10.6 × 13.9 × 96 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of David C. Nutt, Class of 1941

159.9.14387

Geography/Culture

North America, Greenland

Period

20th century

Object Name

Model

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern

Not on view

Course History

Arctic Health Conference Viewing, Winter 2020

ENVS 15, Environmental Issues: Earth‘s Cold Region, Spring 2019

ANTH 12.11, NAS 30, Arctic Crossroads: Its Peoples, Cultures, and History, William Fitzhugh, Winter 2015

ENVS 80, BIOL 148, Polar Science, Policy, and Ethics, Ross Virginia, Spring 2013

ANTH 11, NAS 11, Ancient Native Americans, Deborah Nichols, William Fitzhugh, Winter 2013

ENVS 80, BIOL 148, Polar Science, Policy, and Ethics, Ross Virginia, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

Thin Ice: Inuit Traditions within a Changing Environment, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, Juanuary 27-May 13,2007.

Publication History

Nicole Stuckenberger, Thin Ice: Inuit Traditions within a Changing Environment, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 28, no.46.

Provenance

Collected by David C. Nutt (1919-2008, Dartmouth Class of 1941; Arctic Specialist, Dartmouth College Museum, 1947-1955; Research Associate, Geography Department, 1955-1976), given to present collection, 1959.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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