The Kuukpangmiut About Kuukpak Transformation Discovery Study
Bits & Pieces Animal Bones Other Artifacts Hide Working & Sewing Light & Heat Hunting Fishing Construction Toolkit

Click on the trays in this artifact cabinet to learn about artifacts found at Kuukpak.

Archaeologists use a variety of techniques to learn about the artifacts they find in their excavations.

Sometimes microscopic marks on the surfaces of artifacts provide clues about how they were used.

Elders are knowledgeable about the ways of their ancestors, and often can tell how ancient tools were used.

Museums may have similar artifacts that were purchased or traded many years ago, when they were still in common use.

Click on these buttons within each artifact page to learn more about that particular artifact:

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View video of the artifact being used - Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre - Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
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