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When the whalers were up North : Inuit memories from the Eastern Arctic

Author: Dorothy Eber
Publisher: Kingston, Ont. : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1989.
Series: McGill-Queen's native and northern series.
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Documents stories called from oral memories of remaining Eskimo members and their descendants, acquainted with whalers who first appeared in Baffin Island, Cumberland Sound and Hudson Bay. Illustrated with drawings, photographs and artwork.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Eber, Dorothy.
When the whalers were up North.
Kingston, Ont. : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1989
(OCoLC)19390384
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy Eber
ISBN: 9780773562042 0773562044
OCLC Number: 144143109
Notes: One map on lining papers.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 187 pages) : illustrations (some color), map, portraits.
Contents: ""CONTENTS""; ""ACKNOWLEDGMENTS""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""PROLOGUE: THE ARRIVAL OF THE WHALERS""; ""1 IN CUMBERLAND SOUND""; ""2 IN HUDSON BAY AND THE STRAIT""; ""3 SHAMANS AND WHALERS""; ""4 THE CASE OF THE MISSING WHALES""; ""5 SPICER'S HARBOUR""; ""6 THE SIIKATSI AND THE WRECK OF THE Polar Star""; ""7 DEATH OF THE LAST TUNIIT""; ""8 THE Active""; ""9 WINTERING""; ""10 PERSONALITIES OF THE BAY""; ""11 THE LAST VESSEL AT MARBLE ISLAND""; ""12 THE WRECK OF THE Seduisante""; ""13 THE Active's LAST VOYAGE, 1912�13""; ""14 THE LAST WHALES""; ""15 FINAL CURTAIN""; ""A NOTE ON THE TEXT"" ""A note on the illustrations""""informants and interpreters""; ""notes""; ""bibliography""; ""index""; ""a""; ""b""; ""c""; ""d""; ""e""; ""f""; ""g""; ""h""; ""i""; ""j""; ""k""; ""l""; ""m""; ""n""; ""o""; ""p""; ""q""; ""r""; ""s""; ""t""; ""u""; ""v""; ""w""
Series Title: McGill-Queen's native and northern series.
Responsibility: Dorothy Harley Eber.
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Documents stories called from oral memories of remaining Eskimo members and their descendants, acquainted with whalers who first appeared in Baffin Island, Cumberland Sound and Hudson Bay. Illustrated with drawings, photographs and artwork.

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