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Eskimo Girl- 'Inupiaq' 23yrs. / Charles Banks Wilson

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Title(s): 
Eskimo Girl- 'Inupiaq' 23yrs.
Creator(s): 
Charles Banks Wilson
Culture: 
American
Date: 
1983
Materials/Techniques: 
pencil on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
13.2139
Previous Number(s): 
1327.2139; 22449
Department: 
Signed, "CBW-83" in lower right; Inscribed on mat, "Inupiag (Eskimo)-Eskimo people are considered "Native Americans", but they are not genetically related to the American Indian. In history the 2 were bitter enemies. This young girl seemed to resent being occasionally mistaken for an Indian. Making the drawing showed me definite facial differences".
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