• Title:

    Early Day Polar Bear Hunt With Bow And Arrow

  • Date created:


  • Artists/Makers:

    James Kivetoruk Moses, Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), 1902-1982

  • Place:

    Nome; Bering Straits Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)

  • Format/Object name:


  • Media/Materials:

    Paperboard, colored pencil, ink, watercolor

  • Techniques:

    Drawn, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Purchased from the artist in 1965 by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.

  • Dimensions:

    20.4 x 31 cm

  • Catalog number:


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