Nuussuarmiut : Hunting Families on the Big Headland. (eBook, 2009) []
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Nuussuarmiut : Hunting Families on the Big Headland.

Nuussuarmiut : Hunting Families on the Big Headland.

Author: Keld Hansen
Publisher: Copenhagen : Museum Tusculanum Press, 2009.
Series: Monographs on Greenland | Meddelelser om Grønland.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Keld Hansen
ISBN: 8763530716 9788763530712 8763510847 9788763510844
OCLC Number: 994584996
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (239 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Fieldwork and methods; Chapter 1: Upernavik district; Geographic location; Place names; The first people; The Norse at Upernavik; European whaling period; The Dutch; English and Scottish whalers; Trade with Europeans; The population; The climate in Upernavik district; Chapter 2: Nuussuaq; Melville Bay --
Qimusseriarsuaq; Climate; Demography; Family relationships and meat distribution; Summary; Aappilattoq -the settlement by the Red Fell; Chapter 3: The ecosystem; The game animals; Fish; Birds; Plants; Summary Chapter 4: The annual cycleNovember 1967; December 1967; January 1968; February 1968; March 1968; April 1968; May 1968; June 1968; July 1968; August 1968; September 1968; October 1968; Hunters in Nuussuaq 1967-68; The importance of the weather for hunting; Chapter 5: Materials and tools; Chapter 6: Transport; Sledges; Umiaq; Kayaks; Harpoons; Motorboats; Firearms; Summary; Chapter 7: Clothing --
atisat; Anorak (Parka) --
annoraaq; Outer garment of caribou skin --
timmiaq; Sealskin trousers --
qarliit; Bear-skin trousers --
qarliisat; Kamiks --
kammit; Kayak suit --
tuilik Kayak jacket --
tuiitsoq (the one without shoulders)Kayak mittens --
qajartuutit; Summary; Chapter 8: Hunting and fishing; Hunting methods; Some hunting methods which have gone out of use; Hunting as a risk-filled occupation; Hunting at Nuussuaq 1922-23 to 1932; Summary; Fishing --
aalisarneq; The archaeological bone remains; The archaeological bone remains compared with recent hunting practice; Distribution of the catch; Chapter 9: Women's work and equipment; Processing seal skins; Dyeing of depilated seal skins; Skins of other animal species; Cutting out of skins --
ilisserineq Women's equipmentKammiut; Sewing technique; Patterns for the garments; Skin embroidery --
avittat; Beads --
sapanngaqqat; Chapter 10: Houses; Heating the houses; Changes in houses; Location of the houses in Nuussuaq; Tents; The household; Summary; The church; The school; Chapter 11: Sports, games and pastimes; Toys; Outdoor games; Sports competition in Kullorsuaq 24th-26th April 1968,temperature −15-−20º C; Dance in the village hall 1967-68; Some sayings and phrases; Chapter 12: Conclusion; Bibliography; Appendix 1: Some examples of hunting trips; Appendix 2: Examples of polar bear hunts Appendix 3: Two examples of walrus attacks on kayak huntersAppendix 4: Women as hunters; Appendix 5: List of Greenlandic words in the text
Series Title: Monographs on Greenland | Meddelelser om Grønland.
Other Titles: Monographs on Greenland | Meddelelser om Grønland, Volume 345
Monographs on Greenland | Meddelelser om Grønland, Volume 345
Monographs on Greenland | Meddelelser om Grønland


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