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Renowned Kotzebue dollmaker to serve artist residency in Unalakleet - Alaska Dispatch

Renowned Kotzebue dollmaker to serve artist residency in UnalakleetAlaska DispatchHer initial inspiration came after she saw dolls made by famed Native artist Ethel Washington, known as “the mother of Eskimo dollmaking.” Ward spent a lot of time with her grandmother and aunt who would take her to Iñupiaq dance lessons at the local ...