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Lecture Covers the Stitch That Kept the Alutiiq Kayaker Dry

Kayla Desroches/KMXT A special stitch is what historically kept Alutiiq kayakers dry, and one crafter will walk her audience through the sewing method at a lecture tonight. The talk is part of the Alutiiq Museum’s fall lecture series. Kodiak local Susan Malutin says Alaska Natives in every region use a waterproof stitch. “The techniques of constructing it and the different …

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