Peary MacMillan Arctic Museum
Community and Tradition in the Modern World: Iñupiat Hunters as Photographed by Bill Hess
September 15, 2012 - May 26, 2013
Arctic Museum main galleries
The community of Point Hope works together to haul in a whale, spring 2011. Photograph by Bill Hess.
Bill Hess, a photographer based in Alaska, has documented the lives of Alaska's Native communities for years. The exhibition features activities of contemporary Alaskan hunters originally featured in Uiñiq, a magazine featuring people and events in the North Slope Bureau, produced by Hess. Sponsored by the Oak Foundation and the Russell and Janet Doubleday Endowment Fund.

Photograph by Bill Hess