TRADITIONAL KAYAK and PADDLE REPLICAS
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ALASKA AND SIBERIA

CANADA
GREENLAND

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

KOBUK RIVER KAYAK
ca.1940s
(PJAM n/n)
NATTILIMGMIUT KAYAK
ca.1923
(DNM P.29.551)

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


INUHUIT KAYAK,
ca. 1950s
(GNM 528)


WEST GREENLAND KAYAK, ca.1919
(GNM 1215)

NUNIVAARMIUT KAYAK
ca. 1907
(CCM 977.176)


AGLURMIUT KAYAK
Early 20th C.
(PRIVATE COLLECTION)

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


COPPER INUIT KAYAK, ca. 1925
(UBC Na1145)


UPERNAVIK GREENLAND KAYAK, ca.1885
(NMNH 160325)


WEST GREENLAND KAYAK, ca. 1959
(Kelvingrove Museum)


UNANGAN ULUXTADAX
ca. 1885
(USNMNH 398278)


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

MACKENZIE DELTA KAYAK ca. 1919
(NMAI 82723)

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

EAST GREENLAND KAYAK ca.1970
(Museon 59876)

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


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

SUGPIAQ 3-HOLE
KAYAK
(TYPE REPLICA)

LABRADOR KAYAK,
ca. pre-1750s
(MdBA 1794.1.781)

NATTILINGMIUT KAYAK
ca. 1923
(DNM P.29.550)


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EAST GREENLAND KAYAK
Ca. 1930s
(MUSEON 48057)



WEST GREENLAND KAYAK, ca.
1600s
(RM42)


AGLURMIUT KAYAK
Ca. 1885
(USNMNH 398281)


UNALIGMIUT KAYAK
ca. 1880s
(USNMNH 160327)


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

IGLULINGMIUT MARITIME KAYAK
ca. 1923
(DNM P.27.793)


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


1842 EAST GREENLAND KAYAK
(DNM Lc.148)


KING ISLAND KAYAK
Ca. 1880s
(NMAI 8.2719)


UNANGAN IQYAX
Ca. 1805
(Langsdorff/Koriukin)

NATTILINGMIUT KAYAK,
ca.1904
(OUM 16140)


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


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


WEST GREENLAND KAYAK, ca. 1959
(Private Collection)

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


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


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


POLAR GREENLAND KAYAK, ca. 1909 (GNM 1007)



SOUTH GREENLAND KAYAK, ca. 1892 (RVV 1076)



POINT BARROW KAYAK, ca. 1888
(USNM 307211)




KORYAK KAYAK
ca. 1910
(AMNH 70/3358)


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


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


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


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


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


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


CHILD'S KAYAK, Based on South Greenland kayaks
(Non-replica)


CONJECTURAL INTERPRETATION OF 2000 YEAR-OLD KAYAK MODEL FROM SIBERIA


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


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


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



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

MARITIME CHUKCHI KAYAK
ca. 1879
(EMS 1880.4.1255)



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


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


UNANGAN IQYAX
ca. 1819
(CNM 12212)


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



UNANGAN IQYAX semi-replicas

   


KODIAK KAYAK
(Semi-Replica)
   

WEST GREENLAND KAYAK semi-replica


GREENLAND KAYAKS: Early & non-replica projects


UNALIGMIUT KAYAK, ca. 1880s (USNM 160175)

UNANGAN IQYAX
ca.1900
(BM n/n)
   


POLAR GREENLAND KAYAK, ca. 1890s
(USNM 160388)
 
SUGPIAQ KAYAK,
modified type-replica
(miniaturized)
   

EAST GREENLAND KAYAK, ca. 1930
(MUS 48057)
 

 

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