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First Lecture in Series to Address the Art of the Kayak

Cockpit of historic Alutiiq kayak, ca. 1868. Courtesy Presidents and Fellows of Harvard University, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology and via alutiiqmuseum.org. Kayla Desroches/KMXT A local craftsman will lead a lecture about Alutiiq kayak carving techniques focused on one example in particular. The Alutiiq Museum is currently exhibiting a seal skin-covered kayak, which Jim Dillard says was probably crafted …

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