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Arctic Eskimo, a record of fifty years" experience & observation among the Eskimo

C. E. Whittaker

Arctic Eskimo, a record of fifty years" experience & observation among the Eskimo

by C. E. Whittaker

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Published by Seeley, Service & co., ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eskimos.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby C. E. Whittaker; with 60 illustrations & map.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE99.E7 W6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 p. l., 17-259, [1] p.
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6363271M
    LC Control Number37038297

      Directed by James Algar. With Winston Hibler/10(1). The Inuit (Eskimo) of Canada / by Ian Creery. E 99 E7 C76 Cultivating Arctic landscapes: knowing and managing animals in the circumpolar North / edited by David G. Anderson and Mark Nuttall.

      Archive High in the Arctic Eskimo! People of Point Hope Alaska I want to take you on a journey into the arctic, the upper regions of the Arctic and show you via my photographs, and my experiences, and tell you of all that goes on up here in this incredbly vast area of so very few Inupiaq Eskimo's. Thirty years is a long. According to a estimate, the Eskimo num They speak Eskimo and are classed as members of the Arctic Mongoloid race. The Eskimo were formed as a people approximately 4,–5, years ago in the Bering Sea region; they spread eastward to Greenland, arriving there long before the beginning of the Common Era.

    Here for auction is a nice print titled "Life of The Eskimo, Alaska". This print was made in based on a watercolor done by well known artist Huong. It was hand signed by Huong with her pen and numbered (fig. 3). It is in very good condition except a small corner cript and a bend on the margin, which can be framed away easily. in , celebrated Arctic explorer Robert Peary entered New York Harbor with peculiar "cargo": Six Polar Inuit intended to serve as live "specimens" at the American Museum of Natural History. Four died within a year. One managed to gain passage back to Greenland. Only the sixth, a boy of six or seven with a precociously solemn smile, remained.


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Arctic Eskimo, a record of fifty years" experience & observation among the Eskimo by C. E. Whittaker Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Arctic Eskimo, a record of fifty years' experience & observation among the Eskimo. [C E Whittaker] -- Missionary's account of the natives of Mackenzie River and Coronation Gulf regions in late 19th and early 20th century.

Includes remarks and data on. Get this from a library. Arctic Eskimo: a record of fifty years' experience & observation among the Eskimo.

[C E Whittaker]. An amazing book, extremely detailed accounts by Peter Freuchen, who spent close to 70+ years living among Eskimos in various locales, Tons of descriptions of habits, differences in culture, personnel (and others'} accounts, anecdotes, and stories/5.

Inhe published Arctic Eskimo: A Record of Fifty Years’ Experience and Observation among the Eskimo (London: Seeley). Edward Hester () was one of the first missionaries to work in Aklavik, NWT ; he served in the western Arctic from towhen he returned to England.

This book will make you wonder why anybody would choose to live in the Arctic regions. The book follows an anthropologist as he travels through Alaska studying the Eskimo people and recording their language and beliefs.

It is a very interesting book and tells how the Jesuit missionaries sowed some mixed up ideas in the Eskimo people/5(48). THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF AN ALASKAN ESKIMO Edited by James W. Vanstone" Introduction T HE writer of the following autobiography is a resident of Point Hope, a village on the northwestern coast of Alaska about one hundred and fifty miles north of Kotzebue Sound.

Point Hope is one of the oldest and. There are approximat Eskimo in the world, the largest number of them living in Greenland and Alaska, 30, respectively, the smallest in Siberia, 1, About one quarter of the world’s.

Eskimo population lives in Canadian territory. Despite a death rate which is high when. These same Eskimos had naturally never seen a book, or words either written or printed; but the Eskimos of south-west Greenland have been publishing every year since an annual in their own lan guage, edited and printed by themselves, exclusively from Eskimo contributors, both writers and artists.

The barren life of an Inuit family and their children in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Arctic Canada more than fifty years ago. See my other clips by searching YouT.

For ten years,the Eskimo Affairs Committee (EAC) served as a special mechanism to deal with some major public policy issues affecting the barrenlands of the Northwest Territo- ries (N.W.T.).

During this time the economic future of the Eskimo people was subject to extensive review. The “tradi. High in the Arctic!. Eskimo. in People.

I can't begin to explain, what it feels like, to express it in a manner of which you are capable of understanding, to walk into this place and see the names of over people, that you knew, so closely, like they are family members of a very special family, here in the far frozen north of a place named Tikigaq - Point Hope.

My Life With the Eskimo book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Vilhjálmur Stefánsson left New York in April to begin his journey northwards and into the Arctic Circle. For the next two years he made his way northwards to Victoria Island to study an isolated group of Inuit who still Steffanson was a /5.

This book will make you wonder why anybody would choose to live in the Arctic regions. The book follows an anthropologist as he travels through Alaska studying the Eskimo people and recording their language and beliefs. It is a very interesting book and tells how the Jesuit missionaries sowed some mixed up ideas in the Eskimo people/5(60).

The study comprised four Inuit populations from Alaska, Canada, and Greenland with participation rates ranging from 51% to 73%.

In a cross-sectional design, 2, randomly selected adults from 31 villages were examined. Blood pressure, anthropometric measurements, smoking. Among some Eskimo groups the snow hut was used as a winter residence (see igloo).

More commonly, however, such structures were used as temporary overnight shelters during journeys. More commonly, however, such structures were used as temporary overnight shelters during journeys.

An Eskimo came out of the Arctic and walked into a bar in Nome, Alaska. He was dressed in traditional Eskimo garb but the bartender noticed that this one particular Eskimo was carrying a shotgun and a bucket of crap in one hand and a pretty fluffy cat in the other arm.

The Eskimo asked the bartender for a drink and he served him. After. The great Eskimo vocabulary hoax Times, America's closest approach to a serious newspaper of record, had changed its position on the snow-term count by over 50% within four years.

And in the science section. But hey: nine, forty-eight, a hundred, two hundred, who cares. File Size: KB. Life can accurately be traced back some 3, years, to this one spot of land.

I am originally from Boston Mass. I moved to Alaska to work on the Trans - Alaska Pipeline in I fell in love with the Arctic and Alaska needless to say, when I had to return to Boston, I cried, I didn't want to leave, In I.

Kenn Harper lived in the Arctic for fifty years in Inuit communities in the Baffin region and in Qaanaaq, Greenland. He has worked as a teacher, development officer, historian, linguist, and businessman.

He speaks Inuktitut, the Inuit language of the eastern Canadian Arctic, and has written extensively on northern history and language/5(15). Inuit culture The terms Inuit and Eskimo are the names applied to the Arctic-adapted populations who live in the region extending all the way from eastern Siberia to Greenland.

Biological, linguistic and archaeological evidence indicates that these people (and the Aleuts of the Aleutian Islands) are distinct from all the other aboriginal. This story includes several Arctic vocabulary words, such as eskimo, caribou, fox, walrus, whale, polar bear, and igloo.

This book includes the same text on both the top and bottom of each sheet of paper to make copying, sorting, stapling, and cutting easy to create a class set of little books!!4/5(92).Suicide Among the Inuit of Canada.

There are few data on rates of attempted suicide among the Inuit and most studies are limited. In the 50 years.American Experience presents Minik, the Lost Eskimo, a one-hour documentary that tells the parallel stories of an Eskimo and an explorer whose intersection forever changed the trajectory of many.