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The central Eskimo

Author: Franz Boas
Publisher: [Washington] : [G.P.O.], [1888]
Series: Smithsonian Institution.; Bureau of Ethnology.; Annual report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution
Edition/Format:   Article : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. vol. 6 (1884-85)
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Article, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Franz Boas
OCLC Number: 11405803
In: Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
Notes: "Poetry and music": pages 648-658.
Description: 399-669 pages, 9 plates : illustrations, 2 maps ; 30 cm.
Contents: Introduction ; Authorities quoted ; Orthography ; Geography of Northeastern America Distribution of the tribes. General observations ; Baffin Land ; Western shore of Hudson Bay ; Boothia Felix and Back River ; Smith Sound --
Influence of geographical conditions upon the distribution of settlements --
Trade and intercourse between the tribes --
List of the Central Eskimo tribes --
Hunting and fishing ---
Manufactures. Making leather and preparing skins ; Sundry implements --
Transportation by boats and sledges --
Habitation and dress --
Social and religious life. Domestic occupations and amusements ; Visiting ; Social customs in summer ; Social order and laws ; Religious ideas and the angakunirn (priesthood) ; Feasts, religious and secular ; Customs and regulations concerning birth, sickness, an death --
Tales and traditions --
Science and the arts. Geography and navigation ; Poetry and music --
Glossary --
Appendix.
Series Title: Smithsonian Institution.; Bureau of Ethnology.; Annual report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution
Responsibility: by Dr. Franz Boas.

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