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)


KORYAK MATO
ca. 1910
(RME 11413D)


MITTIMATALIK KAYAK
ca. 1924
(DNM P.27.221)

LABRADOR INUIT KAYAK
ca. 1928
(CCM 977.178)


WEST GREENLAND KAYAK ca. 1882
(NMNH 72564)


NUNIVAARMIUT KAYAK
ca. 1907
(CCM 977.176)

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. 1900
(YPM 30607)


WEST GREENLAND KAYAK, ca.1919
(GNM 1215)


UNANGAN ULUXTADAX
ca. 1885
(USNMNH 398278)


AGLURMIUT KAYAK
Early 20th C.
(PRIVATE COLLECTION)

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PHOTO-JOURNAL-

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


COPPER INUIT KAYAK, ca. 1925
(UBC Na1145)


INUHUIT KAYAK,
ca. 1950s
(GNM 528)


WEST GREENLAND KAYAK, ca. 1959
(Kelvingrove Museum)

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

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)


UPERNAVIK GREENLAND KAYAK, ca.1885
(NMNH 160325)

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


AGLURMIUT KAYAK
Ca. 1885
(USNMNH 398281)


SUGPIAQ 3-HOLE
KAYAK
(TYPE REPLICA)

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

NATTILINGMIUT KAYAK
ca. 1923
(DNM P.29.550)

EAST GREENLAND KAYAK ca.1970
(Museon 59876)



WEST GREENLAND KAYAK, ca.
1600s
(RM42)


KING ISLAND KAYAK
Ca. 1880s
(NMAI 8.2719)


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)


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PHOTO-JOURNAL-
EAST GREENLAND KAYAK
Ca. 1930s
(MUSEON 48057)


1842 EAST GREENLAND KAYAK
(DNM Lc.148)

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


UNANGAN IQYAX
Ca. 1805
(Langsdorff/Koriukin)

NATTILINGMIUT KAYAK,
ca.1904
(OUM 16140)


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


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


WEST GREENLAND KAYAK, ca. 1959
(Private Collection)



POINT BARROW KAYAK, ca. 1888
(USNM 307211)


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


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


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



SOUTH GREENLAND KAYAK, ca. 1892 (RVV 1076)


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




KORYAK KAYAK
ca. 1910
(AMNH 70/3358)


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


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


POLAR GREENLAND KAYAK, ca. 1909 (GNM 1007)


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


CONJECTURAL INTERPRETATION OF 2000 YEAR-OLD KAYAK MODEL FROM SIBERIA


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


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

MARITIME CHUKCHI KAYAK
ca. 1879
(EMS 1880.4.1255)


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


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


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



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


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



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


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


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


UNANGAN IQYAX
ca. 1819
(CNM 12212)


UNANGAN IQYAX
ca.1900
(BM n/n)



UNALIGMIUT KAYAK, ca. 1880s (USNM 160175)

   
   

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

       

 

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