A Copper Inuit-style bow made of wood and braided sinew. This sinew-backed bow was acquired by adventurer John Hornby on one of his trips to the Coppermine River area. Donated by Richard Finnie, a well known photographer, filmmaker and writer.
A dance cap made from alternating white and brown caribou skin and strips of hairless skin dyed red. The cap is trimmed with wolverine skin around the edge. Susannah Andreason gave it to southern visitor Tahoe Washburn when they became friends in 1941.
This Remington Standard 12 typewriter was probably used by William (Billy) Joss at the Hudson’s Bay Company post at Bernard Harbour in the 1920s. He may have used it at other posts, including Ulukhaktok where he was also stationed.
A parka made from arctic ground squirrel or 'siksik' with wolf and wolverine fur in the ruff around the hood. The parka was made for traveler and writer Tahoe Washburn, worn by her while in the arctic from 1939 to 1941.