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Arctic clothing of North America - Alaska, Canada, Greenland

Author: J C H King; Birgit Pauksztat; Robert Storrie
Publisher: London : British Museum, ©2005.
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"Arising from a conference held at the British Museum in 2001, Arctic Clothing of North America - Alaska, Canada, Greenland is a wide-ranging and authoritative account of clothing use in the north. For the first time, contributors include Native and non-Native artists and seamstresses, anthropologists, historians, curators and conservators with expertise in Alaska, Canada and Greenland."--BOOK JACKET.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Arctic clothing of North America - Alaska, Canada, Greenland.
London : British Museum, ©2005
(OCoLC)608235524
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J C H King; Birgit Pauksztat; Robert Storrie
ISBN: 0714125687 9780714125688
OCLC Number: 61176613
Description: x, 160 pages : illustrations, maps ; 30 cm
Contents: Introduction / J. C. H. King --
Our clothing, our culture, our identity / Veronica Dewar --
Seams of time / Jana Harcharek --
My recollections --
Nengqerralria, Yupiaq Elder Elena Charles / Elena Charles --
How do we heal? / Dixie Masak Dayo --
Quiet and reserved splendor : Central Yup'ik Eskimo fancy garments of Kuskokwin Bay, Bering Sea / Chuna McIntyre --
Caribou and seal hair : examination by scanning electron microscopy / Nigel D. Meeks and Caroline R. Cartwright --
Arctic clothing from Greenland / Frederikke Petrussen --
The poor man's raincoat : Alaskan fish-skin garments / Fran Reed --
Tupigat (twined things) : Yup'ik grass clothing, past and present / Ann Fienup-Riordan --
Birds and Eskimos / Shepard Krech III --
Eskimo sewing techniques in relation to contemporary sewing techniques --
seen through a copy of a qilakitsoq costume / Karen Pedersen --
Iniqsimajuq : Caribou-skin preparation in Igloolik, Nunavut / Leah Aksaajug Otak --
Amautiit / Rhoda Akpaliapik Karetak --
Women's skin coasts from West Greenland --
with special focus on formal clothing of Caribou skin from the early nineteenth century / Anne Bahnson --
The Roald Amundsen collection : the impact of a kin preparation method on preservation / Torunn Klokkernes and Nalini Sharma --
The remarkable clothing of the medieval norse Greenlanders / Else Ostergard --
Dressing up in Greenland : a discussion of change and world fashion in early-colonial West Greenlandic dress / Soren T. Thuesen --
Formal clothing : the Greeenlandic national costume / Gertrud Kleinschmidt --
Clothing as a visual representation of identities in East Greenland / Cunera Buijs --
Kayak clothing in contemporary Greenland Kayak clubs / Birgit Pauksztat --
Caribou, reindeer and rickrack : some factors influencing cultural change in Northern Alaska, 1880-1940 / Cyd Martin --
Hairnets and fishnets : the Yup'ik Eskimo Kaapaaq in historical context / Molly Lee --
Clothing in inuit art / Nelson Graburn --
Skin applique and stencil prints / James Houston --
Clothing portraits : identity and meaning in inuit figure studies from the Eastern Arctic / J. C. H. King --
Kiana creations : Inulpiaq parkas as wearable art / Glenna C. Kiana Maulding.
Responsibility: edited by J.C.H. King, Birgit Pauksztat and Robert Storrie.

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Takes a look at the field of contemporary Arctic clothing. Questions of identity, the semiotics and function of dress, and the ownership of design are explored along with the nature of people's  Read more...

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