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ID: 300438442
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300438442

 

Record Type: concept
story knives (educational toys, <toys by function>, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Made of ivory or metal, sometimes embellished with incised decorations of animals such as bears or seagulls. Made by Yup'ik families for their female children. Using the knife to draw in various surfaces, Yup'ik girls retell important histories, share personal experiences, or sing songs.
 
Terms:
story knives (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
story knife (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
yaaruin (C,U,English,UF,L,SN)
yaaruin (Yupik,UF,U,SN)
storyknife (C,U,English,UF,U,SN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.TV

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Recreational Artifacts (hierarchy name )
........ Recreational Artifacts (hierarchy name ) (G)
Hierarchy of recreational artifacts (equipment)
............ recreational artifacts (equipment) (G)
Hierarchy of toys (recreational artifacts)
................ toys (recreational artifacts) (G)
Hierarchy of <toys by function>
.................... <toys by function> (G)
Hierarchy of educational toys
........................ educational toys (G)
Hierarchy of story knives
............................ story knives (G)

Related concepts:
made of/require ....  ivory (material)
............................  (dentin (material), <tooth components as material>, ... Materials (hierarchy name)) [300011857]

Sources and Contributors:
story knife............  [VP]
.......................  Smithsonian Institution, Alaska Native Collections [online] (2019-) "story knife," accessed 8 January 2020, "Story Knife,"
storyknife............  [VP]
.......................  Princeton University Art Museum Collections [online] (2015-) "yaaruin," accessed 8 January 2020, "Storyknife,"
story knives............  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Fienup-Riordan, Yup'ik Elders in Museums (1998) 52; accessed 8 January 2020
.......................  Griffin, Cugtun Alngautat (2010) 34; accessed 8 January 2020
.......................  Smithsonian Institution, Alaska Native Collections [online] (2019-) "story knife," accessed 8 January 2020, "Story Knife,"
yaaruin............  [VP]
.................  Princeton University Art Museum Collections [online] (2015-) "yaaruin," accessed 8 January 2020, "Storyknife,"
.................  Smithsonian Institution, Alaska Native Collections [online] (2019-) "yaaruin," accessed 8 January 2020, "Story Knife,"
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Griffin, Cugtun Alngautat (2010) 34; accessed 8 January 2020
.......... Princeton University Art Museum Collections [online] (2015-) accessed 8 January 2020, "Storyknife,"
.......... Smithsonian Institution, Alaska Native Collections [online] (2019-) accessed 8 January 2020, "Story Knife,"

 

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