An igloo made from seal skin, hand stitched with white nylon thread by Bessie Andreason. The interior of the igloo includes a sleeping bench, tools, a woman holding a baby, and a man reclining on a bench smoking a pipe. Collected by Reverend Leonard Holman who lived in Aklavik and Inuvik from 1955 to 1975.
This upright piano was shipped to the RCMP detachment on Herschel Island by Inspector Vernon Kemp when his family moved there in 1927. In the 1930s, the piano was moved to the Anglican Mission at Shingle Point and then to All Saints Anglican Residential School in Aklavik. From 1959 to 1975, it was used at Stringer Hall, a student hostel in Inuvik.
A parka made of arctic ground squirrel fur with a checker board fur pattern around bottom hem and cuffs. It was made for Silas Kangegana by his mother in 1962. Silas was a reindeer herder in the Mackenzie Delta.