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Alaska Native arts and crafts

Author: Susan W Fair; Robert D Shaw
Publisher: Anchorage : Alaska Geographic Society, 1985.
Series: Alaska geographic, v. 12, no. 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [First edition]View all editions and formats
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Describes the arts and crafts of the Eskimos, Athabascans, Aleuts, and Northwest Coast peoples of Alaska. Includes discussion of artifacts discovered at excavation sites. The first chapter consists mostly of the article "In search of ancient man: archaeology in Alaska" by Robert Shaw. The other chapters (all by Susan Fair) contain interspersed short sections by various authors.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan W Fair; Robert D Shaw
ISBN: 0882402064 9780882402062
OCLC Number: 12637310
Notes: "'In Search of Ancient Man' by Robert Shaw."
"Robert Shaw provides the archaeological framework for Susan Fair's review of the arts and crafts of Alaska's Natives"--Page [3].
This edition contains an illustrated list of back issues on pages 210-215.
Description: 215 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 22 x 28 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
In search of ancient man : archaeology in Alaska / by Robert Shaw --
The Eskimos --
Barrow's Itqiagvik site / by John E. Lobdell --
The Athabascans --
The Seal Beach site / by Karen Workman --
Hannah Solomon, Athabascan beadworker / by Jan Steinbright --
The Aleuts --
Aleut archaeology / by Douglas Veltre --
Fishing in Kodiak / by John Blaine --
Northwest Coast --
Story of Gonaqadate / by Viola Garfield and Linn Forrest --
The work of a weaver / by Cheryl Samuel --
Preserving your baskets / by Alice R. Hoveman.
Series Title: Alaska geographic, v. 12, no. 3.
Responsibility: by Susan W. Fair.

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Describes the arts and crafts of the Eskimos, Athabascans, Aleuts, and Northwest Coast peoples of Alaska. Includes discussion of artifacts discovered at excavation sites. The first chapter consists mostly of the article "In search of ancient man: archaeology in Alaska" by Robert Shaw. The other chapters (all by Susan Fair) contain interspersed short sections by various authors.

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