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

St. Lawrence Island Yupik, Western Arctic, 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 College: Bequest of Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill

46.17.9670

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Recreational Artifacts: Sports Equipment

Classification

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

Provenance

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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