Alaska Native Collections – Sharing Knowledge


Mask with plaque (E089817)

Image | Pursuing a whale

This illustration by Kivetoruk Moses, c1960, shows a whaling crew in an umiaq (open skin boat) pursuing a bowhead whale with a hunter at the bow holding a harpoon ready to strike.

Kivetoruk Moses, Untitled, drawing, c. 1960, AM; Gift of Edith Bullock, 1982.100.007 Photograph by Chris Arend.

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