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Accession Number: TT.00039
Date of Photo: 1980
Caption: "TWO BARROW DANCERS- Merril Nashalook, left, and Pete Sovalik [actually Clayborn Tunik] perform at the Festival of Native Arts on Inupiaq night."

Description: Two men dancing on stage at the Festival of Native Arts.  They are facing each other, crouched down, with the left arm extended and almost touching, and the right arm pulled back into the body.  A few people are visible sitting in two rows of chairs behind them.  The festival banner is in the background.  The dancer on the left is Merril Nashalook, on the right is Clayborn Tunik.  Seated in the background at left is Fannie Akpik.

Name: Sue Gamache
Role: Photographer

Name: Merril Nashalook
Ethnicity: Inupiat
Role: Subject

Name: Clayborn Tunik
Ethnicity: Inupiat
Role: Subject

Name: Fannie Akpik
Ethnicity: Inupiat
Role: Subject

State: Alaska
Region: Doyon
Community: Fairbanks

Events: Festival of Native Arts
Organizations: Barrow Dancers
Indigenous Group: Inupiat
Publication Information: pg 7
CD Number: 004

Annotations: "TWO BARROW DANCERS- Merril Nashalook, left, and Pete Sovalik perform at the Festival of Native Arts on Inupiaq night.  Photo by SUE GAMACHE"  "TT Pg 7  3 col x 4  Two Barrow Dancers"  "3 col x"  "left Merril Nashalook  Pete Savalik"  "Barrow"  "left: Nashalook"  "Inupiaq"  "Barrow Dancers"
Keywords: Dancing
Festivals:Art Festivals

1-People: Dancers: L-Merril Nashalook, R- Pete Sovalik; Seated L to R- Fannie Akpik

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