About the Book
Andrew Gronholdt was a famous Aleut artist who helped bring the lost art of carving, steaming, and bending Aleut bentwood hats back to life ans is fondly remembered as an excellent instructor - inspiring his students to learn the ancient art. Some of his students such as Okalena Patricia Lekanoff-Gregory went on to teach thousands of students at week-long Aleut Culture Camps how to carve, steam and bend these intriguing hats - dating back thousands of years.
Features & Details
- Primary Category Arts & Photography Books
Large Format Landscape, 13×11 in, 33×28 cm
- Publish Date Jan 01, 2012
- Language English
- Keywords Dutch Harbor, Sand Point, Shumagin Islands, Alaska Native Art, Aleut, Unangax, Chagudax, Baidarka, Aleutians, Unalaska, Shumagin, Gronholdt