Traditional beadwork of Athabascan Indians from Alaska and Canada. I am part Athabascan and learned to bead from my mom, who also does beadwork.
Purse with beaded moosehide sewn on. Beadwork by Olivia Agnes of Nulato, Alaska.
Traditionally Smoked Moose Hide Beaded Box by renaeegrassart, $325.00
Gwich'in (Kutchin), Yukon River, Alaska. Mittens. 1907-1913. Moose hind/skin, wool cloth, beaver skin/fur, glass beads, metal beads, wool yarn, sinew.. sew, overlay beadwork, edge beaded braided
Alaskan Indian Beaded Wall Pocket Hide ATHABASCAN RARE Victorian Native American | eBay
Alaskan Eskimo Native ATHABASCAN Native Beaded Butterfly Wall Hanger | eBay
Everyday items were esthetically pleasing and meaningful.
Dene baby bag; Gwich'in, early 20th century; velvet, glass beads, silk ribbon, thong, cotton lining.
small scissor case by Madeline Krol, Athabascan from Galena, AK
Beadwork at the Anchorage airport, best picture I could get with the glare of the glass. Still lovely gloves :)
Athabascan beadwork at ANMC in Anchorage 11/2013