Social life in northwest Alaska

the structure of Ińupiaq Eskimo nations
  • 478 Pages
  • 3.27 MB
  • English
University of Alaska Press , Fairbanks, AK
StatementErnest S. Burch, Jr.
LC ClassificationsE
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 478 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22753228M
ISBN 139781889963921

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This landmark volume will stand for decades as one of the most comprehensive studies of a hunter-gatherer population ever written. In this third and final volume Social life in northwest Alaska book a series on the early contact period Iñupiaq Eskimos of northwestern Alaska/5(2).

Selected as an outstanding book of for the American Association of School Librarians. This is another tour de force in Burch's life-long effort to recreate the social systems and lifestyles Social life in northwest Alaska book Native Alaskans of the early nineteenth century.

It places the Iñupiaq people on the map as one of the best documented indigenous peoples of the North. Ernest S. Burch, Jr., is a historical ethnographer specializing in the study of northern peoples, especially those of northwestern Alaska and the central Canadian received his Ph.D.

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from the University of Chicago and has published extensively on the Iñupiat, the Caribou Inuit, kinship, and hunter-gatherer social organization. Get this from a library. Social life in northwest Alaska: the structure of Iñupiaq Eskimo nations. [Ernest S Burch] -- "In this third and final volume in a series on the early contact period Inupiaq Eskimos of northwestern Alaska, Ernest S.

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For the Iñupiaq settled at the very top of the world, their complex society remained unknown and undisturbed longer than many other Native tribes in America. Ernest S. Burch, Jr., dedicated most of his life and career to understanding this precolonial period and the lives of the Natives of Northwest Alaska.

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