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People of Kauwerak; legends of the northern Eskimo,

Author: William A Oquilluk; Laurel L Bland
Publisher: [Anchorage, Alaska], [AMU Press] 1973.
Series: Alaska review, no. 17.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collection of stories, myths and legends of the Eskimos of northern Alaska (Inupiat) as told to and transcribed by the author.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Legends
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oquilluk, William A., 1896-1972.
People of Kauwerak.
[Anchorage, Alaska], [AMU Press] 1973
(OCoLC)891417496
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William A Oquilluk; Laurel L Bland
OCLC Number: 801271
Description: xviii, 242 pages illustrations 24 cm.
Contents: The people of Ekeuhnick's time --
The people of Beeueoak's time --
The people of Anayuhk's time --
The people of Kauwerak --
The boyhood of Ekeuhnick --
Aungayoukuksuk comes --
Aungayoukuksuk teaches --
How to tell time is passing: the Eskimo calendar --
How to tell weather --
The warning --
The last visit of Aungayoukuksuk --
The disaster --
Clothes --
Fire --
Snow comes --
The first net --
The first boat --
The first houses --
Time to leave --
Beginning the journey --
New ways in a new land --
The mountain --
The hot and cold rivers --
Winter comes --
Spring comes --
The way back --
The return --
The people move --
The second disaster --
The first aungutguhk --
The time summer time did not come --
The story of Nasaruhk --
Nasaruhk advises Paniruhk --
The bad weather turns to good weather --
Somebody else lives --
Spring time comes back --
The story of Napauruhk --
The story of Napauruhk and Nasaruhk --
The story of Anayuhk and Paniruhk --
After the third disaster --
Eskimo weatherman --
Harvest times --
Equipment --
Trading --
Games and contests --
Husbands and wives --
Ingnukhunuk --
Ahgosalik --
People and spirits --
Aungutguhks and Shamishes of the Kauwerak --
Aungutguhks --
Two brothers --
The Aungutguhks of Tuksuk --
Punginguhk and the whalers --
Punginguhk on the cutter Bear --
Eskimo television --
The Aungutguhk and the doctor --
The founding of Kauwerak --
The eagle-wolf messenger feast: The beginning --
Toolik goes hunting --
Preparations --
The Kivgaauhk --
The feast --
Stories of the Kazghi: Five sisters --
Eleapuk --
Two cousins --
Two brothers --
Arsichsorawaruhk --
Three sisters --
A baby cries --
Short stories --
The fourth disaster --
Some Kauwerak history --
The old days --
The wars --
The first white man in Imuruk --
The language --
First white-man burial is Eskimo country --
The disasters.
Series Title: Alaska review, no. 17.
Responsibility: by William A. Oquilluk. With the assistance of Laurel L. Bland.

Abstract:

Collection of stories, myths and legends of the Eskimos of northern Alaska (Inupiat) as told to and transcribed by the author.

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