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Artifact of the Month

Featured Artifact

A pair of hide moccasins with beads designed to look like flowers and a star.

April: Moccasins (Athabascan)

Learn more about our artifact this month.

2019

2007

To request one of our artifact's informational sheets, please contact Jackie Hamberg at jacqueline.fernandez-hamberg@alaska.gov.

  • December: Tlingit carved copper spoon
  • November: California obsidian projectile point
  • October: spruce root basket
  • September: Tlingit carved silver spoon
  • August: Eskimo Men's Bowl
  • July: Memorabilia of President Harding's visit to the museum
  • June: Inupiaq drum
  • May: Wrangell garnet
  • April: Ivory and silver cribbage board
  • March: Tlingit model dance paddles
  • February: Arctic engraved projectile piece
  • January: Spruce root basket

2006

To request one of our artifact's informational sheets, please contact Jackie Hamberg at jacqueline.fernandez-hamberg@alaska.gov.

  • December: Siberian ice scoop
  • November: Northern California soapweed brush
  • October: Tsimshian silver spoon
  • September: Siberian child's bow
  • August: Tsimshian cedar basket
  • July: Tlingit carved silver souvenir spoons
  • June: Inupiaq ivory bow drill
  • May: 19th Century surgical case and equipment
  • April: Eskimo lance points
  • March: Kat-le-an's night stick and handcuffs
  • February: Child-sized Tlingit moccasins
  • January: Haida spoons of wood and horn

2005

To request one of our artifact's informational sheets, please contact Jackie Hamberg at jacqueline.fernandez-hamberg@alaska.gov.

  • December: Inupiat ice creepers from Wales
  • November: Ojibwe birch bark basket
  • October: Tlingit beaded eagle emblem
  • September: Aleut stone lamp
  • August: Tlingit bone knife
  • July: Athabascan moccasins
  • June: Inupiat ivory ladle
  • May: Theodore Richardson watercolor
  • April: Tlingit silver souvenir pieces
  • March: Beaded spruce root basket
  • February: Mammoth jawbone
  • January: Tlingit red-corner bentwood box

2004

To request one of our artifact's informational sheets, please contact Jackie Hamberg at jacqueline.fernandez-hamberg@alaska.gov.

  • December: Eskimo grass basket
  • November: Winnowing basket
  • October: Tlingit bone knife
  • September: Athabascan moccasins
  • August: Carved spoon
  • July: Silver bracelets
  • June: Grass basket
  • May: Tlingit canoe model
  • April: Eskimo paddle blade
  • March: Woven grass basket
  • February: Carved silver bracelet
  • January: Child's fish skin parka

2003

To request one of our artifact's informational sheets, please contact Jackie Hamberg at jacqueline.fernandez-hamberg@alaska.gov.

  • December: Eskimo pottery dish
  • November: Hopi Kachina doll
  • October: Carved Tlingit shaman doll
  • September: Northwest Coast style canoe model
  • August: Aleut grass mat
  • July: Carved silver spoons
  • June: Yup’ik caribou hide mukluks
  • May: Tlingit grease dish
  • April: Eskimo squirrel parka
  • March: Tlingit basket making materials
  • February: Aleut wall-pocket
  • January: Kashevarof comb

2002

To request one of our artifact's informational sheets, please contact Jackie Hamberg at jacqueline.fernandez-hamberg@alaska.gov.

  • December: Haida basket
  • November: Plains Indian quill work
  • October: Sea Lion Bowl
  • September: Aleut doll set
  • August: Cedar bark basket
  • July: Athabascan mittens
  • June: Eskimo hunting visor
  • May: 1887 booklet on Muir Glacier
  • April: Silver tongs
  • March: Octopus bag
  • February: Walrus skull and tusk
  • January: Eskimo grass basket

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