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New Year Greeting

New Year Greeting

Attributed to Happy Jack (born Angokwazhuk) (Inupiaq, b. Alaska, c. 1870-1918)
Nome, Alaska, United States, 1910
  • Walrus tusk: engraved; gold inset
  • Height: 10 in. (25.4 cm) Diameter: 1 in. (2.5 cm)
  • The Jewish Museum, New York
  • Gift of the Kanofsky Family in memory of Minnie Kanofsky, 1984-71
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Berger, Maurice, and Joan Rosenbaum. Masterworks of The Jewish Museum. New York and New Haven: The Jewish Museum and Yale University Press, 2004, pp. 212-13.

Goodman, Philip. The Rosh Hashanah Anthology. Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1992.

Goodman, Philip. The Yom Kippur Anthology. Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1992.

Groner, Judyth, and Madeline Wikler. All About Rosh Hashanah. Minneapolis, MN: Kar-Ben Publishing, 2000.

Ray, D. J. "Happy Jack: King of the Eskimo Carvers." American Indian Art 10, no. 1 (winter 1984): 32-47.

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