Women's Kick Ball used in the game "Okakak"

St. Lawrence Island Yupik
Western Arctic


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collected 1905

Winter-tanned seal skin, alder-dyed winter-tanned seal skin, caribou neck fur

Overall: 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill



Place Made: St. Lawrence Island, Bering Sea, United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Recreational Artifacts: Sports Equipment

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Course History

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


Clara G. Corser Turner Churchill (1851-1945) and Frank Carroll Churchill (1850-1912), St. Lawrence Island, Alaska, probably 1905; bequeathed to present collection, 1946.

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