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Eskimo Essays

Pub Date : 1990 | Author : Ann Fienup-Riordan | Publisher : Rutgers University Press

ISBN 10 : 0813515890
ISBN 13 : 9780813515892

"A wonderful gift to all Alaskans and to thinking people everywhere." --Alaska History Eskimo Essays introduces the reader to important aspects of the ideology and practice of the ..

Inuit Shamanism And Christianity

Pub Date : 2010-01-01 | Author : Frédéric B. Laugrand | Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

ISBN 10 : 9780773576360
ISBN 13 : 0773576363

Using archival material and oral testimony collected during workshops in Nunavut between 1996 and 2008, Frédéric Laugrand and Jarich Oosten provide a nuanced look at Inuit religi..

Alaska

Pub Date : 2014-10-22 | Author : Claus M. Naske | Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN 10 : 9780806186139
ISBN 13 : 0806186135

The largest by far of the fifty states, Alaska is also the state of greatest mystery and diversity. And, as Claus-M. Naske and Herman E. Slotnick show in this comprehensive survey,..

American Indian Stereotypes In The World Of Children

Pub Date : 1999-07-01 | Author : Arlene Hirschfelder | Publisher : Scarecrow Press

ISBN 10 : 9780810836129
ISBN 13 : 0810836122

Examines how children perceive the American Indian and clears up misconceptions about Indian culture and history, and features commentaries on the school mascot issue, Native Ameri..

Seasonal Variations Of The Eskimo

Pub Date : 2013-10-08 | Author : Marcel Mauss | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781136541933
ISBN 13 : 1136541934

Seasonal Variations of the Eskimo is one of the first books in anthropology to adopt a sociological approach to the analysis of a single society. Mauss links elements of anthropolo..

Echoing Silence

Pub Date : 1997 | Author : John George Moss | Publisher : University of Ottawa Press

ISBN 10 : 9780776604411
ISBN 13 : 0776604414

The North has always had, and still has, an irresistible attraction. This fascination is made up of a mixture of perspectives, among these, the various explorations of the Arctic i..