Baidarka (kayak)

Baidarka (kayak)

Minature 3 man kayak. It is a hunting or BAIDARKA kayak made of seal skin. According to Chuna McIntyre 3 man kayaks were made only after contact with the Russion trading companies. These were used to increase hunting success for furs.
  • Object: Baidarka (kayak)
  • Artist: -
  • Circa: -
  • Dimensions: 5' x 10"
  • Culture Area: Arctic
  • Cultural Group: Eskimo
  • Cultural Context: -
  • Donor: Carole Ellis
  • Catalog #: 90.037