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Snapshots

  1. Feast

    Snapshot Title: Feast
    Taken by: Christopher Danner

    Image: Nalukataq, Festival of the Whale
    Image Owner: Christopher Danner



    Description:

    Residents gather around a wind-break circle to collect a share of the caught whale.



  2. Blanket Toss

    Snapshot Title: Blanket Toss
    Taken by: Christopher Danner

    Image: Nalukataq, Festival of the Whale
    Image Owner: Christopher Danner



    Description:

    People gather around a blanket made out of seal and/or walrus and toss an individual up in the air in a paramount event celebrating a successful whale hunt.



  3. Serving Table

    Snapshot Title: Serving Table
    Taken by: Christopher Danner

    Image: Nalukataq, Festival of the Whale
    Image Owner: Christopher Danner



    Description:

    The table where whaling crew members set-up pieces of the whale to serve the general public.



  4. Barrow Playground

    Snapshot Title: Barrow Playground
    Taken by: Christopher Danner

    Image: Nalukataq, Festival of the Whale
    Image Owner: Christopher Danner



    Description:

    Barrow side playground is visible through the light fog.



  5. Man Walking

    Snapshot Title: Man Walking
    Taken by: Christopher Danner

    Image: Nalukataq, Festival of the Whale
    Image Owner: Christopher Danner



    Description:

    Man walking across town from Barrow to Browerville.



  6. Kids Playing

    Snapshot Title: Kids Playing
    Taken by: Christopher Danner

    Image: Nalukataq, Festival of the Whale
    Image Owner: Christopher Danner



    Description:

    Two boys playing on old drums that were used to prevent erosion and flooding during heavy storms.



  7. Leavitt Crew

    Snapshot Title: Leavitt Crew
    Taken by: Christopher Danner

    Image: Nalukataq, Festival of the Whale
    Image Owner: Christopher Danner



    Description:

    Luther Leavitt Crew flying their flag representing a successful whale hunt.



  8. Itta Crew

    Snapshot Title: Itta Crew
    Taken by: Christopher Danner

    Image: Nalukataq, Festival of the Whale
    Image Owner: Christopher Danner



    Description:

    Ben Itta Crew Flying their flag representing a succesful whale hunt.