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Nunivak Island Eskimo (Yuit) technology and material culture

James W. VanStone

Nunivak Island Eskimo (Yuit) technology and material culture

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Published by Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eskimos -- Alaska -- Nunivak Island -- Material culture.,
  • Indians of North America -- Alaska -- Material culture.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementJames W. VanStone.
    SeriesFieldiana. Anthropology, 0071-4739 -- new series, no. 12., Fieldiana -- new ser., no. 12., Publication (Field Museum of Natural History) -- 1398.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 108 p. :
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17779386M
    LC Control Number88084028


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The Alaskan Eskimo, The Nunivak Eskimo of Hooper Bay, Eskimo of King island, Eskimo of Little Diomede island, Eskimo of Cape Prince of Wales, The Kotzebue Selawik (The North American Indian Book 20) - Kindle edition by Curtis, Edward.

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: The North American Indian Volume 20 - The Alaskan Eskimo, The Nunivak Eskimo of Hooper Bay, Eskimo of King island, Eskimo of Little Diomede island, Eskimo, The Noatak, The Kobuk, The Selawik (): Curtis, Edward S.: BooksAuthor: Edward S.

Curtis. During Margaret Lantis lived for a year on Nunivak Island off the coast of west-central Alaska. Although the major purpose of her research was to record social organization, religion, and folklore, she also took extensive notes on Pages: Eskimo childhood and interpersonal relationships: Nunivak biographies and genealogies () is one of Lantis' books that has been widely reviewed.

With 18 autobiographical accounts and biological sketches from Nunivak Island in east Bering Sea, the book reveals the strains and complaints felt by the small community of approximately Inuit. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lantis, Margaret, Social culture of the Nunivak Eskimo.

Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, Get this from a library. Nunivak Island Eskimo (Yuit) technology and material culture. [James W VanStone] -- Presents the observations of anthropologist Margaret Lantis of the Yupik-speaking Ninivaarmiut Eskimo technology and material culture on Nunivak Island in the Bering Sea off the coast of West central.

Amos gathered the genealogical information on the book from the book “Eskimo Childhood and Interpersonal Relationships” written by Margaret Lantis who took three expeditions to Nunivak Island, the first one dating at the start of World War II, –, in which she spent her time getting acquainted and gaining trust with people of Nunivak.

During Margaret Lantis lived for a year on Nunivak Island off the coast of west-central Alaska. Although the major purpose of her research was to record social organization, religion, and folklore, she also took extensive notes on technology and material by: 5.

Muskox are pretty conspicuous animals, but Nunivak is a huge island and they can roam a long ways. Here’s Larry glassing from a pronounced high point. Photos make Nunivak look pretty flat, but the island has some sizable terrain features, and James said the mountains rise up to around 1, feet.

This is an original press photo. Nunivak Island reindeer hunters, including Eskimo elder statesman. At left is "Rise by Hand Support," at right is venerable "Spot.".

Nunivak Island Eskimos don't have football stadiums or theatres in which popcorn crunching competes with Charles Boyer's whispered Rating: % positive. The genealogical information of Nunivak Island, dating back to the early s, was primarily gathered from the book Eskimo Childhood and Interpersonal Relationships written by Margaret Lantis.

Lantis took three expeditions to Nunivak Island, the first one dating at the start of World War II, Pages: The Library of Congress is unaware of any copyright or other restrictions in the Edward S. Curtis Collection.

Absent any such restrictions, these materials are free to use and reuse. The Center asks that researchers approach the materials in this collection with respect for the culture and sensibilities of the people whose lives, ideas, and. Maskette--Nunivak 1 photographic print. | Eskimo man, head-and-shoulders portrait, wearing headdress consisting of a protruding headband around the crown of his head, feathers, and a wooden bird head in front.

Download Book. View at Internet Archive. Close Dialog Download book. Download PDF Download All Download JPEG Download Text. Nunivak Island Eskimo (Yuit) technology and material culture / Pages; Table of ContentsCited by: 4.

About the Edition. During Margaret Lantis lived for a year on Nunivak Island off the coast of west-central Alaska. Although the major purpose of her research was to record social organization, religion, and folklore, she also took extensive notes on.

Nunivak Island Eskimos. In both its intent and accomplishments the book is an important contribution to our knowledge of Alaskan Eskimo personality as well as culture. It gives us a series of comparative cases, an approach to the clinical study of personality in a non-Western setting.

It builds on the author's extensive and impressive earlier work. the first traders remained only a few years. In a Russian-Eskimo trader settled on Nunivak Island, and in a white teacher was sent by the U.S.

Bureau of Education. An Evangelical Lutheran church was established in by an Eskimo missionary. Title: The Alaskan Eskimo, The Nunivak Eskimo of Hooper Bay, Eskimo of King island, Eskimo of Little Diomede island, Eskimo of Cape Prince of Wales, The Kotzebue Eskimo, The Noatak, The Kobuk, The Selawik Author: Edward S.

Curtis Publisher: Native American Book Publishers, LLC Published: Binding: Hardbound Volumes: 1 Pages: Smallumiak 75 Umiakshowingpartofframing 75 Umiakframeparts(boat1) 76 Umiakframeparts(boat1) 77 Frameofumiakbow(boat3) 78 Frameofumiakstern(boat3) 79 TraditionalNunivaksled 80 TraditionalNunivaksledwithhar- nesseddogs 81 ModernNunivaksled 81 Old-stylesleddog 82 Sleddogintroducedfrommainland.

82. From her extensive research among the Nunivak Island Eskimos, Margaret Lantis has now published 18 life stories. The principal purpose of the book is to â show the personal aspects of those customs that anthropologists usually describe so impersonally, e.g., marriage, adoption, the making of a hunter, and the childâ s instruction in religion and social relationships.â Three.

Mask, Alaska, Nunivak Island, Eskimo, Cup'ik, c. wood, cormorant feathers, sinew, pigment, fur, linseed oil, with later addition of shellac - De Young Museum. An infrared satellite image of the Bering Sea on 20 January The Alaska Peninsula, Pribilof Islands, Nunivak Island, and other land features show clearly.

The ice pack extended south of Nunivak Island, with some typical lineations, mostly tending east-west and parallel to the ice front, near the edge of the ice. "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 Yup'ik Eskimos of western Alaska, past and essays point the way toward a fuller recognition of how Yup'ik Eskimos differ from the popular Western image of the Eskimo that was born 5/5(1).

- Indian tribes and civilizations from Canadian and the United States. See more ideas about Indian tribes, Native american and Native american history pins. Most Eskimo groups have a myth of the northern lights as the spirits of the dead playing ball with a walrus head or skull.

The Eskimos of Nunivak Island had the opposite idea, of walrus spirits playing with a human skull. Spirits of Children. Alaska Eskimo Nunivak Island Carving Carved Inuit Walrus. $ Samwillie Amidlak Inuit Eskimo Walrus Hunter Sculpture Signed W Igloo.

- Explore urthum's board "Nunivak" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Inuit art, Native american indians and Native american pins. Alaska Eskimo Footwear celebrates the incredible beauty and spiritual significance of the shoes and boots worn by Alaska Native peoples.

Stunning photography brings the harsh and striking environment of the North alive and demonstrates how essential footwear was to native survival, while Eskimo seamstresses, dancers, and hunters explain the symbolic meaning of their.

Eskimo (/ ˈ ɛ s k ɪ m oʊ / ESS-kih-moh) or Eskimos are the indigenous circumpolar peoples who have traditionally inhabited the northern circumpolar region from eastern Siberia to Alaska (United States), Canada, and Greenland.

Today, the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) is composed of approximatelyInuit people living across Alaska, Canada, Greenland, and Russia. Alaska Eskimo Footwear celebrates the incredible beauty and spiritual significance of the shoes and boots worn by Alaska Native peoples.

Stunning photography brings the harsh and striking environment of the North alive and demonstrates how essential footwear was to Native survival. Eskimo seamstresses, dancers, and hunters explain the symbolic meaning of their traditional. An Eskimo Carved Walrus Ivory Tusk Nunivak Island c.

walrus ivory, glass, pigments Provenance: Private - Available at July 8 Ethnographic Art. The Eastern Bering Sea Shelf The Eastern Bering Sea Shelf: oceanography and resources / edited by Donald W. Hood and John A. Calder. easternberingsea00hood Year: Interaction of ice and biota Nunivak Island, St.

Matthew Island, Bristol Bay, and, to a lesser extent, along other less extensive south- facing shores. Then I was off to the village of Mekoryuk, the only village located on Nunivak Island.

It lies at the north side of this Bering Sea island. The island is 65 miles long and 45 miles wide, and has approximately year-round residents. Charlie Spud, a Yupik Eskimo, was my transporter for this hunt. Charlie picked me up at the airport.

Five Eskimo adults and one child wearing dancing costumes, Nunivak Island, Alaska, between and (AL+CA ).jpg × ; 41 KB Fratercula 1, × 1,; KB Ice and Clouds in the Bering 5, × 4,; MBInstance of: high island. “At home on Nunivak Island where I was born, the plants and birds pointed the way for wanderers.

I thought they did so everywhere and so, great black Amaroq, I’m without a compass.” It had been a frightening moment when two days ago she realized that the tundra was an ocean of grass on which she was circling around and around.

Buy a cheap copy of The North American Indians: The Complete book by Edward S. Curtis. ranging from the Eskimo or Inuit people in the North to the Hopi people of the Southwest. Featured here are some of the photographer's most impressive pictures, including: seal-hunting Eskimos of Nunivak Island, portraits of three Piegan chiefs on Cited by: 3.

Nunivak Island Muskox k Island is located in the Bering Sea about miles west of Bethel. This remote island is home to approximately people and muskoxen.

Muskox hunting season is divided into two time periods: a fall hunt that runs from September 1 - 30 and a winter/spring hunt which. At Nunivak Island, the Eskimo name for a cat's-cradle string is ayahaak, "play string," and for the game itself, ayahowsit, "play with a string." Eskimo Figures (1) "A Ship," umiakbuk (Fig.

), from King Island, near Cape Prince of Wales. A further development of. 6 Nunivak Island, Nelson Island, and Central Alaska Yupiit 7 St. Lawrence Island Yupiit 8 Aleutian Islanders and North Pacific Alutiit Appendix I Alaska Eskimo and Aleut Languages Appendix II Identifying Alaska Eskimo Footwear Author: Jill Oakes.

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10% Off. $ $ Listed: Mekoryuk Nunivak Island Alaska Native Eskimo Made Mask Skin Beaver Fur Wall Art. 10% Off. $ $ Listed.Edward S. Curtis furnished a written record of great importance for both scholars and the general public, and a photographic record unequalled in all history.

Curtis was wrong when he wrote about the "vanishing race" of the American Indians, but it is undeniable that the way of life that Curtis recorded almost years ago has all but vanished.

NUNIVAK ISLAND SEAL, YUA MASK Material: Wood,feathers - Date: ca ‘s - L: 48 cm - D: 23 cm - H: 14 cm Provenance:Private coll. U.S.A Mask used in the messenger feasts and.