10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum
Bowdoin College, Hubbard Hall
Brunswick, ME 04011
This exhibit explores the traditional skin-on-frame watercraft used by Inuit across the Arctic for hunting, fishing, traveling, and recreation. From Alaska to Greenland and Labrador, Inuit customized these versatile vessels to suit the various water and ice conditions they expected to encounter.
Photo credit: Donald B. MacMillan, Noo-ka-ping-wa [Nukapinguaq] & Dead Square Flipper Seal, Smith Sound, Greenland, July 10, 1924. Gelatin silver print. Gift of Donald and Miriam MacMillan.