Find more of Golga Oscar’s work on Instagram @quki92. Photo courtesy Golga Oscar.

Golga Oscar, 23, is an artist from Kasigluk who studies his Yup’ik heritage and uses what he learns to create pieces of art that blend traditional and contemporary materials. Over a month during the pandemic, he made a sealskin medicine bag.

“I wanted to explore my creativity and what tradition really means, especially with this forgotten technique that I’ve incorporated in my bag, which…

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