Women's Kick Ball used in the game "Okakak"
St. Lawrence Island Yupik
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
Recreational Artifacts: Sports Equipment
Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic
Not on view
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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