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Bear Gut Workshop with Dr. Sven Haakanson Jr.

  • Sat, May 06, 2023
  • 10:00 AM
  • Sun, May 07, 2023
  • 4:00 PM
  • APK

Saturday, May 6,10:00am–4:00pm (outdoors) and

Sunday, May 7,10:00am–2:00pm (indoors)

Intestine is the natural, indigenous version of plastics like Gore Tex and has been used for centuries to make raincoats, hats, windows, drums, sails, canteens, and more. Learn how to process bear gut at the Alaska State Museum. In this free, all-ages program, spend the first day cleaning and scraping intestine. Gut will then soak overnight. On Sunday, test for holes, inflate, and help hang the intestine in the exhibit gallery.

Drop-in participation is welcome throughout.

Image: Dr. Sven Haakanson, J­r. inflating bear gut.

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