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  • Tags: Inuit Artifacts

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Born in Tignish, Prince Edward Island on December 23, 1878, twenty year old Joseph F. Bernard and his uncle, made their way to Nome, Alaska to engage in trade along the Alaskan and Siberian coast. Aboard his 13-ton gasoline schooner, the “Teddy…

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Hunting equipment consisted of the bow and arrow, with a wood shaft and leather string. The arrows were wood with heads made of flint and bone. Due to the scarcity of wood many of the arrows were made up of three or four pieces of wood. Harpoons for…

Slingshots fabricated from pieces of bone suspended at the end of interwoven cord were used to bring down birds on the wing.

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Domestic life was clearly depicted by a number of articles in the collection: wooden dishes of various sizes, wooden ladles and ivory chisels and a variety of small eating and work knives.
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