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atigi “parka”
Language: Qawiaraq Iñupiaq

So when someone gives you a gift like that, they’d return give them . . . the best they made, not just a plain old thing. They’d make it so fancy, you know, with everything in it.

—Jacob Ahwinona, 2001

Culture: Iñupiaq
Region: Cape Nome, Alaska
Object Category: Clothing
Object Type: Parka
Dimensions: Length 135cm
Accession Date: 1917
Source: Fred Harvey Company (seller)
Museum: National Museum of the American Indian
Museum ID Number: 063308.000