Tag Archives: pacific coast peoples

Baleen

Baleen Arts and Crafts Baleen: “A Whale of a Story: The Inupiaq of northern Alaska have hunted bowhead whates and collected baleen for hundrreds of years. Although called ‘whale bone’ by Westerners, baleen is a fibrous sieve-like material that grows … Continue reading

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Seagrass Basketry and Weaving

Seagrass Baskets Seagrass Baskets: “Baskets of Sea Grass – Artists of the windswept Aleutian Islands create some of the most fragile baskets in the world. They start with carefully prepared strands of fine beach grass that they then emellish with … Continue reading

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Inupiag & Yup’ik Hunting & Culture

Inupiag & Yup’ik Hunting & Culture ~ Article and research by Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Research, August 7, 2017. The indigenous First Nation’s people in the area known as Modern day Alaska are divided into eleven distinct cultures, with over 11 … Continue reading

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Totems: Pacific Northwest Aboriginal Culture

TotemsArticle and research by Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Research, August 7, 2017 One of the phenomenal ominous presences in the Pacific Northwest, as well as superNATURAL British Columbia, is the plethera of artistic totems created by the past and present Pacific … Continue reading

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Sculpin Figurine

Sculpin FigurineArticle and research by Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Research, August 7, 2017 The North American Northwest and Columbia Plateau Tribes as well as Pacific Coast Tribes have very intriguing “sculpin figurines” in their culture and archaeological record. The Artwork of … Continue reading

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Button Blankets

Button BlanketsArticle and research by Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Research, August 7, 2017 Button Blankets“‘There was so much power in them … these ceremonial robes are used to display your lineage and display it proudly … like a king wears his … Continue reading

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