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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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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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Toggle (nautical)

Nautical ToggleArticle and research by Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Research, August 7, 2017 A toggle is usually made of wood, ivory, bone, or metal and consists of a pin, short rod, or crosspiece that is placed transversely into the eye of … Continue reading

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Boomerangs and Throwing Sticks

Australian National Museum, Canberra, ACT, Australia Boomerangs One of the popular icons of Australia, the “boomerange” is a throwing weapon with a curved shape used for hunting, battle, or sport. Most commonly made of wood or bone, some modern boomerangs … Continue reading

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