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Inua : spirit world of the Bering Sea Eskimo

Author: William W Fitzhugh; Susan A Kaplan; Henry B Collins; National Museum of Natural History (U.S.); et al
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Published for the National Museum of Natural History by the Smithsonian Institution Press, 1982.
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Book to accompany an exhibition of Bering Sea Eskimo art collected by Edward William Nelson and now housed in the Dept. of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Places their life in a regional and chronological framework.
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
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Fitzhugh, William W., 1943-
Inua.
Washington, D.C. : Published for the National Museum of Natural History by the Smithsonian Institution Press, 1982
(OCoLC)608428812
Named Person: Edward William Nelson; Edward William Nelson
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William W Fitzhugh; Susan A Kaplan; Henry B Collins; National Museum of Natural History (U.S.); et al
ISBN: 0874744296 9780874744293 087474430X 9780874744309
OCLC Number: 8387734
Notes: Prepared in conjunction with an exhibit of the Edward William Nelson Bering Sea Eskimo ethnology collection of the National Museum of Natural History.
Description: 295 p. : ill., maps, port. ; 28 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Richard S. Fiske --
Introduction: the way they lived long ago / Tom Imgalrea --
The land: The man who buys good-for-nothing things / Henry B. Collins ; Raven's works / Thomas Ager --
Among the animals: Hunting the sea mammals ; Food from the waters ; Life on the tundra --
Around the lamp: Life in the village --
With the spirits: Life in the Qasgiq --
Distant lands, other times: Distant lands ; Other times --
Art in transformation: Reflections in ivory / Dorothy Jean Ray ; Roots in the past / Saradell Art Frederick.
Responsibility: William W. Fitzhugh and Susan A. Kaplan with contributions by Henry B. Collins ... [et al.].

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Book to accompany an exhibition of Bering Sea Eskimo art collected by Edward William Nelson and now housed in the Dept. of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Places their life in a regional and chronological framework.

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