Alaska Native Collections – Sharing Knowledge

 

Gut parka (123404.000)

Image | Sewing gut parka, 1927

Nita Tokoyu of Gambell sews strips of sea mammal intestine to make a waterproof gut parka. Kakhsogon (right) and Wiyi (left) stand nearby. Gambell, 1927.

Otto W. Geist, Doris Bordine Collection; Anchorage Museum, B92.33.74