Alaska Native Collections – Sharing Knowledge


Float board (ET14611)

Image | Nunivak Island, 1929

A man in a bentwood hunting hat uses a throwing board to hurl a dart. Leather line connected to the dart head is coiled on a float board in front of him on the kayak deck. His double-bladed paddle is secured at his side by a line guard at its center and by a leather line near the prow. Nunivak Island, 1929.

Photo by Edward S. Curtis; courtesy of the Library of Congress, LC-USZ62-13912.