Ulu

Iñupiaq or Yup‘ik, Western Arctic, Arctic

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19th century, collected late 1930s

Ivory or bone handle, metal blade

Overall: 5 1/2 × 8 7/16 in. (14 × 21.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of the Estate of Corey Ford, Class of 1921H

169.75.24886

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Processing

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Course History

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

Tradition and Transformation: Twentieth Century Inuit Art from the Collection of the Hood Museum of Art, Gene Y. Kin Class of 1985 Gallery, Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 22, 2014-December 6, 2015.

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.

Peoples and Cultures of the Northwest Coast and Arctic Regions, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-October 14, 1990.

Publication History

Nicole Stuckenberger, Thin Ice: Inuit Traditions within a Changing Environment, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 73, no.51.

Provenance

Collected by Corey Ford (1902-1969, Class of 1921H), possibly late 1930‘s; Estate of Corey Ford, Hanover, New Hampshire; given to present collection,1969.

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