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Oomingmak, Musk Ox Producers' Co-operative

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Stop for the story.

This is a great place to visit where you'll not only learn the the history of the co-operative, but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Patty Z
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Sacramento, California
Great shop & story

I had visited the musk ox farm in Palmer and wanted to buy some Qiviut yarn for a friend to knit a... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Laurie L
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Plymouth, Minnesota
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604 H St, Anchorage, AK 99501-3415
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to visit where you'll not only learn the the history of the co-operative, but also how it helps supplement the income of the native people who produce goods to sold through the co-op. The story is free! I also enjoyed...More

Thank Patty Z
Reviewed 11 September 2018

I had visited the musk ox farm in Palmer and wanted to buy some Qiviut yarn for a friend to knit a hat but the price was higher than I'd expected to pay based on my online research. Oomingmak does not sell yarn (unless you...More

Thank Laurie L
Reviewed 24 August 2018

I always search out textiles to bring home that are native to the lands that I travel to. In my research, prior to visiting Alaska, I came across Qiviut wool from the Musk Oxen and a co-op store that sells hand knit products located in...More

Thank greattripsrw
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Cute little building right in the middle of downtown with very friendly people and beautiful garments.

Thank OutWithTheAllens
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

This place is tiny but fascinating. Not only can you actually feel the difference in the musk ox wool, but you can watch the women work on it and purchase items made from this light warm fiber. Really interesting!

Thank librarianmarn
Reviewed 28 February 2018

In the downtown area. Definitely worth a stop. The people who work here and who produce the work are Alaska Native peoples. Lovely crafts for an authentic gift.

Thank dr_D1030
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

This little shop is run by a cooperative of artists from various Inuit tribes that spin and weave wonderfully soft hats, scarves and such out of the undercoat obtained from Musk Ox. It is fabulously soft and equally fabulously expensive (and rightfully so). They were...More

Thank Brandy M
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Small little shop that is run by a cooperative. You can learn as much as you want to know about musk ox wool and how it's gathered, prepared, spun, knitted, and sold. The wool knitted fabrics are extremely rare. They are extremely warm. And they...More

Thank wayne m
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

What I read about the coop made me believe it was more than it was. It was 1 room and a very small selection of their work. Nothing to write home about as an attraction, but a worthy endeavor.

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Reviewed 19 June 2017

Cute little store and I really liked their products! One of the softest things I've ever touched! The staff was also very kind. It's just that their products are extremely expensive so we did not end up buying anything, but it was worth the short...More

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