WRITEN ON FEBRAURY 10, 2020
I checked out the Anchorage Museum again on January 5, 2019 before the shut down due to Covid. Seeing Yupik storyknifes brought memories of no worries about getting sick. I made a few metal storyknives myself as a middle school child from barges that brought supplies – it was like finding gold! Most times we ran out of butter knifes at home 🤣. My friends and I spent hours spitting our saliva to make smooth clay mud on the ground to tell our stories. My site is like a story knife on mud…real as can be.
I plan to make more trips to museums when the time permits.
I want to examine the artifacts with my eyes
I might bring a magnifying glass and take pictures.