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Eskimos : the Inuit of the Arctic

Author: J H Greg Smith
Publisher: Vero Beach, FL : Rourke Publications, 1987.
Series: Original peoples.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the history of the Inuit from their arrival in Alaska 8,000 years ago to the present day and discusses the impact of Western influences on their culture. Includes a glossary of terms.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J H Greg Smith
ISBN: 0866252576 9780866252577
OCLC Number: 15163564
Description: 47 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
By land and sea from Asia --
The earliest Inuit --
The Thule --
Life with the Inuit --
Winter and spring hunting --
Summer camps --
Social life --
The Europeans come --
The search for the Northwest Passage --
Fur traders and whalers --
The missionaries --
The twentieth century --
The search for an Inuit voice --
The rush to modernize --
Educational problems --
Oil and gas discoveries --
North American land claims --
Greenland home rule --
The Inuit circumpolar conference --
The Inuit today --
The modern Inuit world --
The schools --
A foot in two worlds --
Back to the land --
The Inuit future.
Series Title: Original peoples.
Responsibility: J.H. Greg Smith.

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Describes the history of the Inuit from their arrival in Alaska 8,000 years ago to the present day and discusses the impact of Western influences on their culture. Includes a glossary of terms.

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