A jacket made with Russian squirrel fur. The fur was reworked from the lining of a velvet coat. The jacket would fit a two to three year old child and was worn by several generations of the donor family.
Upper and lower jaw of an ichthyosaur (Maiaspondylus lindoei) with teeth intact. The fossil is from the Loon River Formation on the Hay River and dates to the Lower Cretaceous, about 110 million years ago. Ichthyosaurs were marine reptiles that looked a bit like the modern dolphin.
A bag made of loon skin with cotton fabric lining. The handle is woven porcupine quills backed with caribou hide. The bag was donated by George Pinsky, a store owner and fur trader in Fort Resolution. In 1962, Mr. Pinsky said the bag was ''made many years ago''.