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Monthly Photos May 2013

Photos taken by ILCAA staff and associates are posted here once a month; most of them are taken during their field research in Asia and Africa.

(The copyright belongs to the photographers.)

The art of tuks carving from the Chukotka Peninsula

This carved walrus tusk is a gift presented by Ms. Tat’yana Belichenko, a famous Chukchi artist, in summer of 2003.
Walrus tusk carving is a traditional art form for the Chukchi and Siberian Eskimo natives of the Chukotka Peninsula at the northeast end of Russia.


From the collection of Tokusu KUREBITO
APR 2013
Photograph by Hideo SAWADA

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