Homeschool Wednesday – Wanigans

Homeschool Wednesday – Wanigans

Age 8+ Try your hand at wood-working and create a 12”x8”x8” wanigan. Start with a scavenger hunt in the Museum to find the necessary pieces to build a wanigan. Kids encounter many styles of wanigan, ex. a traditional canoe-tripping equipment box. No previous...

Construction Begins on a Umiak

Umiaks were a multipurpose skin on frame boat found across the Arctic. Unlike the kayak which shows a tremendous range in style, shape and size (and was boat of choice for hunting smaller marine mammals), the Umiaks were much more consistent and were generally used...