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Uqalurait : an oral history of Nunavut

Author: John Bennett; Susan Diana Mary Rowley; Suzanne Evaloardjuk
Publisher: Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2004.
Series: McGill-Queen's native and northern series, 36.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a comprehensive account of Inuit life on land and sea ice, in the area called Nunavut, before extensive contact with southerners. This book describes the seasonal rounds of four different  Read more...

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Bennett, John.
Uqalurait : An Oral History of Nunavut.
Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Bennett; Susan Diana Mary Rowley; Suzanne Evaloardjuk
ISBN: 9780773570061 0773570063
OCLC Number: 181843908
Description: 1 online resource (xxxii, 473 pages, [14] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits.
Contents: ""Contents""; ""List of Black and White Illustrations""; ""List of Figures""; ""List of Maps""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Foreword""; ""Introduction""; ""A Note on Language and Spelling""; ""Colour Plates following page""; ""PART ONE: Inuit Identity""; ""1 Naming""; ""2 The Family""; ""3 Animals""; ""4 Hunting""; ""5 Gathering""; ""6 Food Sharing""; ""7 Leadership""; ""8 Justice""; ""9 Music and Dance""; ""10 Astronomy""; ""11 Navigation""; ""12 The Land""; ""13 External Relations""; ""Inuit""; ""Indians""; ""14 Tuniit""; ""15 Unusual Beings""; ""16 Cosmology""; ""17 Shamanism"" ""18 Singaijuq (Pregnancy) and Irnisuktuq (Labour)""""19 Medicine""; ""20 Death and Burial""; ""21 Architecture""; ""Introduction""; ""Dwellings""; ""Caches --
Preserving for the Future""; ""Inuksuit/Inuksugait --
Indicators of the Past""; ""22 Material Culture""; ""Introduction""; ""Hunting Equipment""; ""Boats""; ""Qimmiit (Dogs)""; ""Qamutiit (Sledges)""; ""Domestic Equipment""; ""23 Skin Preparation and Clothing""; ""Skin Preparation""; ""Clothing""; ""PART TWO: Regional Identity""; ""24 Inuit Seasonal Rounds""; ""25 Seasonal Round of the Ahiarmiut"" ""26 Seasonal Round of the Arviligjuarmiut""""27 Seasonal Round of the Amitturmiut""; ""28 Seasonal Round of the Inuinnait""; ""Conclusion""; ""Glossary""; ""A""; ""H""; ""I""; ""K""; ""M""; ""N""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index of Elders Quoted in the Text""; ""A""; ""B""; ""E""; ""H""; ""I""; ""K""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""General 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, 36.
Responsibility: compiled and edited by John Bennett and Susan Rowley ; foreword by Suzanne Evaloardjuk [and others].
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