Full-size replicas of
TRADITIONAL KAYAKS and PADDLES
Built by Harvey Golden
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KAYAK TYPOLOGY:
A simple illustrated primer showing the
what-is-where of circumpolar kayak types.


ALASKA AND SIBERIA

CANADA
GREENLAND

INUPIAQ QAYAPAURAQ
ca. mid 1900s
(BMNCH 1.2e1600)

KOBUK RIVER KAYAK
ca.1940s
(PJAM n/n)


MITTIMATALIK KAYAK
ca. 1924
(DNM P.27.221)


CARIBOU INUIT KAYAK
ca. late 19th C.?
(NBWM 00.96.3)



INUHUIT KAYAK
ca. 1900
(YPM 30607)


NUNIVAARMIUT KAYAK
ca. 1907
(CCM 977.176)


AGLURMIUT KAYAK
Early 20th C.
(PRIVATE COLLECTION)

NATTILIMGMIUT KAYAK
ca.1923
(DNM P.29.551)

COPPER INUIT KAYAK, ca. 1925
(UBC Na1145)


INUHUIT KAYAK,
ca. 1950s
(GNM 528)


WEST GREENLAND KAYAK, ca.1919
(GNM 1215)


UNANGAN ULUXTADAX
ca. 1885
(USNMNH 398278)


RUSSIAN FAR EAST KAYAK , ca.1900
(UBM C.8707)

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PHOTO-JOURNAL-

CARIBOU INUIT KAYAK
ca.1922 (DNM P.28.123)


BAFFIN ISLAND KAYAK, ca. 1909
(CMC IV-X-96)


UPERNAVIK GREENLAND KAYAK, ca.1885
(NMNH 160325)


WEST GREENLAND KAYAK, ca. 1959
(Kelvingrove Museum)

NORTH ALASKAN KAYAK
ca. 1900
(CAS 0005-165)

SUGPIAQ 3-HOLE
KAYAK
(TYPE REPLICA)

MACKENZIE DELTA KAYAK ca. 1919
(NMAI 82723)

NATTILINGMIUT KAYAK
ca. 1923
(DNM P.29.550)

EAST GREENLAND KAYAK ca.1970
(Museon 59876)

WEST GREENLAND KAYAK, ca. mid-20th C. (GNM 2050)


AGLURMIUT KAYAK
Ca. 1885
(USNMNH 398281)


UNALIGMIUT KAYAK
ca. 1880s
(USNMNH 160327)


LABRADOR KAYAK,
ca. pre-1750s
(MdBA 1794.1.781)
IGLULINGMIUT MARITIME KAYAK
ca. 1923
(DNM P.27.793)


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EAST GREENLAND KAYAK
Ca. 1930s
(MUSEON 48057)



WEST GREENLAND KAYAK, ca.
1600s
(RM42)


KING ISLAND KAYAK
Ca. 1880s
(NMAI 8.2719)


UNANGAN IQYAX
Ca. 1805
(Langsdorff/Koriukin)


NORTH BAFFIN ISLAND KAYAK
pre-1865
(NMS U.C.765)


HUDSON BAY KAYAK,
ca.1970s
(CCM 990.61)


SOUTH GREENLAND KAYAK, ca. 1928 (DNM L.9726)


1842 EAST GREENLAND KAYAK
(DNM Lc.148)

KOTZEBUE SOUND KAYAK Ca. 1888 (MM BU-05)

NATTILINGMIUT KAYAK,
ca.1904
(OUM 16140)


BAFFIN KAYAK, ca. 1820
(RAMM E.801)


WEST GREENLAND KAYAK, ca. 1600s (GNM 1161)


WEST GREENLAND KAYAK, ca. 1959
(Private Collection)



POINT BARROW KAYAK, ca. 1888
(USNM 307211)




KORYAK KAYAK
ca. 1910
(AMNH 70/3358)

WEST HUDSON BAY KAYAK,
ca. mid-1800s
(HM 18.11.61.b)


MACKENZIE DELTA KAYAK, ca. 1914
(CMC IV-D-1058)


POLAR GREENLAND KAYAK, ca. 1909 (GNM 1007)



SOUTH GREENLAND KAYAK, ca. 1892 (RVV 1076)


BERING STRAITS KAYAK, Ca. late 19th C.
(AMNH Esk/0162)


BAFFIN KAYAK, ca. 1830s
(HMM "A" )


NETSILIK KAYAK, ca. 1914
(CMC IV-C-708 )


EAST GREENLAND KAYAK, ca. 1932
(DNM L.19157)


WEST GREENLAND KAYAK, MID 20th C. (PQN)


CONJECTURAL INTERPRETATION OF 2000 YEAR-OLD KAYAK MODEL FROM SIBERIA



AIVILIK KAYAK, ca. 19th C
(PRIVATE COLLECTION)


WEST GREENLAND KAYAK, ca. 1600s
(WRANGEL ARMORY)

MARITIME CHUKCHI KAYAK
ca. 1879
(EMS 1880.4.1255)


DAVIS STRAITS KAYAK, ca.17-1800's
(UNCOLLECTED)



HUDSON STRAITS KAYAK, ca. 1959
(CMC IV-B-767)


WEST GREENLAND KAYAK, ca. 1600's (WFM 00232)



WEST GREENLAND KAYAK, ca. 1850s (BM n/n)


INLAND CHUKCHI KAYAK, ca. 1904-07
(MEP2083.61a)


UNANGAN IQYAX
ca. 1819
(CNM 12212)


YUKON-KUSKOKWIM DELTA KAYAK, ca. 1938
(Private Collection )



UNALIGMIUT KAYAK, ca. 1880s (USNM 160175)

 

UNANGAN IQYAX
ca.1900
(BM n/n)

   
   

POLAR GREENLAND KAYAK, ca. 1890s
(USNM 160388)

       

 

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