Sheojuk Editoolie

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Doll: Material: Figure: Alaska paper birch hands & lower arms; head, hair and neck; lower legs and feet all inserted into a full articulating stuffed sculptured fabric body with wire and button joints. Clothing:  Sheojuk in her oft observed jacket and flowered blouse with contrast flowered trousers and Eastern Inuit style  mukluks of stained pigskin uppers glue hardened pigskin soles and ties.  Size: 14″ tall standing

Person:  “Sheojuk Editoolie, Respected and Celebrated Canadian Inuit Artist”

Subject Photographer: Unknown

Doll Photographer: Larry Blount

Shanlee and Shanlee and Kayla

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Doll: Material: Figure: Alaska paper birch hands & lower arms; head, hair and neck; lower legs and feet all inserted into a full articulating stuffed sculptured fabric body with wire and button joints. Clothing: Shanlee in Arctic ground squirrel and ermine trimmed parka, American red fox ruff Shanlee Muskrat Parka American red fox ruff. Kayla Plaid cotton kuspuk with ribbon trim, American red fox ruff, cotton checked pants, both from second hand men’s shirt. All mukluks are sheared calf and deer with glue hardened pigskin soles and ties.  Size: 14″ tall standing and 6″ standing

Person:  “Shanlee, Yupik Mother and her Daughter, Kayla” ADN 040205

Subject Photographer: Don or Alma Harris

Doll Photographer: Artist

Lena Atti, Yupik Master Basketry Artist

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Doll: Material: Figure: Alaska paper birch hands & lower arms; head, hair and neck; lower legs and feet all inserted into a full articulating stuffed sculptured fabric body with wire and button joints. Clothing:  Floral Liberty of London cotton kuspuk with ribbon trim, American red fox ruff, cotton plaid pants from second hand men’s shirt, sheared calf and deer mukluks with glue hardened pigskin soles and ties. Basketry: Annie Hurlburt Size: 14″ tall standing

Person:  “Native grass weaver Lena Atti, a Yup’ik form the village of Kwigillinok” ADN 040205

Subject Photographer:

Bill Roth/Anchorage Daily News Native grass weaver Lena Atti, a Yup'ik form the village of Kwigillinok, teaches a class on how to weave grass socks at the Alaska Native Heritage Center which is part of the Exxon Mobil Master Artist Series. 040205
Bill Roth/Anchorage Daily News Native grass weaver Lena Atti, a Yup’ik form the village of Kwigillinok, teaches a class on how to weave grass socks at the Alaska Native Heritage Center which is part of the Exxon Mobil Master Artist Series. 040205

Doll Photographer:  The artist. Tool and process photo below.

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Aksinia Prokopieva, Unangan Woman

photo of actual bird skin tunic with a strip of Anisia's laying over it
photo of actual bird skin tunic with a strip of Aksinia’s laying over it
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Unangan basket by Lois Thadei

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Anisia and Aksinia Prokopieva photographs taken by Dima Brodskaya Jochelson on Attu Island Alaska, 1909
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Aksinia a young Unangan woman in 1909 photographed on Attu Island in the Aleutian chain
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Aksinia a young Unangan woman in the early 1900s photographed on the Aleutian chain

Doll: Material: Figure: Alaska paper birch hands & lower arms; head, hair and neck; lower legs and feet all inserted into a full articulating stuffed sculptured fabric body with wire and button joints. Clothing:  Reversed “bird skin” tunic of pig suede with acrylic fabric painting and decorative stitching on exterior, “sea otter” trim and decorative pieces of sheared, plucked beaver. Size: 14″ tall

Person: Anisia Prokopovia was photographed on the Aleutian Chain, Attu Island by Dima Brodskaya Jochelson along with her sister Anisia and a number of other members of her community.

Subject Photographer: The source photograph was taken in 1909 by medical Doctor Dima Brodskaya Jochelson. Brodskaya partnered her husband, Russian ethnologist Waldemar Jochelson on his exploration of the Unangan peoples of Alaska.

Doll Photographer: The doll photograph was taken by Lloyd Wilson.

Anisia Prokopieva, Unangan Woman

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Anisia Prokopieva in sea otter tunic and Unangan boots with gathering basket (by Lois Thadei)

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Anisia with her sister Aksinia
Aksinia with her sister Anisia, both with baskets by Lois Thadei

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Doll: Material: Figure: Alaska paper birch hands & lower arms; head, hair and neck; lower legs and feet all inserted into a full articulating stuffed sculptured fabric body with wire and button joints. Clothing:  “Sea otter” tunic of sheared, plucked beaver with tufts of ermine and trim of intact beaver. Boots of pig leather and buckskin. Size: 14″ tall

Person: Anisia Prokopieva was photographed on the Aleutian Chain, Attu Island by Dima Brodskaya Jochelson along with her sister Aksinia and a number of other members of her community.

Subject Photographer: The source photograph was taken in 1909 by medical Doctor Dima Brodskaya Jochelson. Brodskaya partnered her husband, Russian ethnologist Waldemar Jochelson on his exploration of the Unangan peoples of Alaska.

Doll Photographer: The source photograph was taken by Lloyd Wilson.

 

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Mikhail Snegirev, Unangan Man in Baidarka

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Doug Vaubel, Unangan Badairka Artist

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Doll: Material: Figure: Alaska paper birch hands & lower arms; head, hair and neck; lower legs and feet all inserted into a full articulating stuffed sculptured fabric body with wire and button joints. Clothing:  Gut kamleika water wear over knit sweater and striped cotton pants, black pigskin boots. Painted bentwood visor with “sea lion” whiskers approximated by river otter whiskers. Baidarka: Doug Vaubel Size: 14″ tall

Person: Mikhail Snegirev was photographed on the Aleutian Chain, Attu Island by Dima Brodskaya Jochelson along with a number of other members of his community.

Subject Photographer: The source photograph was taken in 1909 by medical Doctor Dima Brodskaya Jochelson. Brodskaya partnered her husband, Russian ethnologist Waldemar Jochelson on his exploration of the Unangan peoples of Alaska.

Doll Photographer: The doll photographs were was taken by either Marilyn Holmes or the artist.