Monday, March 11, 2013
"Ancient Inuit habitat, dwelling in the most demanding environments, now named Alaska, yet in seasons of prehistory, no name was most likely given. Driftwood from major rivers washing on the shores and beaches offered building materials. Bone and ivory of both Woolly Mammoth and Walrus was the chosen 'hard' material used for hunting tools and expressions of images that that were handed down for generations that eventually became special, and cherished with endowed powers as Talismans and Amulets. Ornaments decorated with symbols and Human forms were common place, indeed some sculpted of wood also offered the bearer an attachment to the land and to the world of the supernatural"