Model Umiak with Sail and a Pair of Oars

Iñupiaq or Yup'ik, Alaska, Western Arctic, Arctic


collected about 1941

Wood, paint, skin, gut (intestines)

Overall: 39 3/8 x 12 3/16 in. (100 x 31 cm)

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



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name



Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Publication History

Nicole Stuckenberger, Thin Ice: Inuit Traditions within a Changing Environment, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 72, no.47.


U.S. Mercantile Company, Nome, Alaska; sold to Corey Ford (1902-1969, Class of 1921H), August 7, 1941; Estate of Corey Ford, Hanover, New Hampshire; given to present collection,1969.

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