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Labrador winter : the ethnographic journals of William Duncan Strong, 1927-1928

Author: Eleanor Burke Leacock; Nan A Rothschild
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1994.
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Record of a winter spent with a Montagnais-Naskapi band in the northeastern Labrador Peninsula.
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Labrador winter.
Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, c1994
(OCoLC)624148444
Online version:
Labrador winter.
Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, c1994
(OCoLC)631847998
Named Person: William Duncan Strong; William Duncan Strong; William Duncan Strong; William Duncan Strong
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eleanor Burke Leacock; Nan A Rothschild
ISBN: 1560983450 9781560983453
OCLC Number: 28845972
Description: xxvi, 235 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Opinions of Labrador --
Introduction --
Grouping and environment of the Northeastern Algonquian --
Previous exploration in the Northeastern interior --
Summer contacts with the Barren Ground Band --
An autumn canoe trip in search of the Davis Inlet Band --
A winter camp of the Barren Ground People --
First meeting with the Davis Inlet Band --
Origin and history of the Davis Inlet Band --
Habitations and snowshoes --
Trapping, fishing, and territorial ownership at Kapakwa'napen, "The trouting place" --
Specimen days in camp --
Camp and family life --
Specimen days on the trail --
Plenty and starvation, sickness and death --
Deities and ritual practices --
Appendix one: Mythology and storytelling --
Appendix two: Census of Davis Inlet and Barren Ground Bands --
Appendix three: Record of hunting trips and animals caught, taken from Strong's diary --
Appendix four: Record of meals, taken from Strong's diary --
Afterword and bibliographic essay / Stephen Loring.
Other Titles: Ethnographic journals of William Duncan Strong, 1927-1928
Responsibility: edited by Eleanor B. Leacock and Nan A. Rothschild ; afterword and bibliographic essay by Stephen Loring.
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Record of a winter spent with a Montagnais-Naskapi band in the northeastern Labrador Peninsula.

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