Melvin Olanna

Shishmaref, Alaska

(1941 - 1991)



December 2007

from the Sweeney collection

Olanna print Life

Olanna print Life 26/30 1975



November  2007

from a private collection

Melvin Olanna sculpture

Olanna sculpture



May 2007

from the Sweeney collection

Sixth International Conference on Hunting and Gathering Societies

Olanna CHAGS poster

CHAGS 6

Hunting and Gathering Societies: Change People, Change Theories

University of Alaska Fairbanks

May 27 - June 1, 1990



September 2006

from the Sweeney collection

Olanna print Aivik - Reborn

Aivik - Reborn



March 2005

from the Sweeney collection

Olanna print Heartbeats

Olanna print Heartbeats 25/100 1984



A list of known Melvin Olanna prints:

Know of a print we don't have listed, please contact us


  • "Aivik"
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  • "Deerland"
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  • "Born Again" 1971

  • "Heartbeat"
  • #/100, 1984
  • "Life"
  •  #/30, 1975
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