Monday, December 20, 2010


A photograph of Nita Tokoyu sewing a gut parka with (her children?) Kakhsogon and Wiyi beside her, at Gambell, Alaska.

(Photographer: Otto W. Geist, from the Doris Bordine Collection, Anchorage Museum)

Drawings (1929 and 1928) by Florence Napaaq Malewotkuk, of women and men wearing bleached seal gut parkas and boots.
(Collection of the University of Alaska Museum of the North)

More on gut parkas here, from the Smithsonian.

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