Ivory Gallery has 100's of sculptures carved by
carry sculptures carved by Native Alaskan Eskimos
out of soapstone, alabaster, fossilized walrus bone,
whalebone and wood. Carving bone from the sea mammals
is an ancient art in Alaska. We know from archeological
finds that thousands of years ago, Alaska's aboriginal
people made most of their tools and weapons from bone
and ivory. Many items were made for special ceremonies,
decoration and to depict the world they lived in .
Today Alaskan carver's still use bone as a medium
for their art forms.