Tag Archives: Inuit

Kuspuk – The Arctic Muumuu

When the United States purchased Alaska from Russia in 1867 the Western Arctic opened up for contact and trade. Christian missions were soon bringing salvation and modesty to the locals, who reportedly walked about dressed in either the skins of … Continue reading

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Northern Exposure – Inuit dolls exhibition

Sometimes it is the small exhibitions, created by curators with a passion for their topic, that make the best museum displays, and this holds true for a charming exhibition of dolls on display this month at the Joseph Schneider HausĀ in … Continue reading

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