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This book is a major contribution o knowlege because it focuses on one of the most inadequately studied Eskimo groups, namely, the people .

This book is a major contribution o knowlege because it focuses on one of the most inadequately studied Eskimo groups, namely, the people of southwest Alaska.

Fienup-Riordan, Ann 1983 The Nelson Island Eskimo: Social Structure and Ritual Distribution. Alaska Pacific University Press, Anchorage. Report to the Alaska Board of Fisheries. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Commercial Fisheries. Hamner, Helen 1989 Pacific Herring Stocks and Fisheries in the im Region of the Northeastern Bering Sea, Alaska, 1989. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Commercial Fisheries, Anchorage.

Ann Fienup-Riordan (born 1948) is an American cultural anthropologist known for her work with the Yup'ik of western Alaska, particularly on Nelson Island and the Yukon–Kuskokwim Delta. She lives in Anchorage, Alaska. She received her P. in anthropology in 1980 from the University of Chicago, where she was influenced by David M. Schneider. Her dissertation was based on 1976-77 fieldwork on Nelson Island, Alaska. Historian of the Year, Alaska Historical Society, 1991, 2001.

Fienup-Riordan, Ann. 1983. The Nelson Island Eskimo: Social Structure and Ritual Distribution. The Alaskana Book Series no. 40. Cited in this report as Fienup-Riordan 1983. Distinguishing Cackling and Canada Goose Sibley Guides: Identification of North American Birds and Trees.

Find nearly any book by Ann Fienup-Riordan. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. ISBN 9780806123295 (978-0-8061-2329-5) Hardcover, Univ of Oklahoma Pr, 1991.

The Nelson Island Eskimo: social structure and ritual distribution. Anchorage: Alaska Pacific University Press.

New Brunswick and London: Rutgers University Press, xx + 310 p, illustrated, hard cover. The central theme is eloquently depicted by Fienup-Riordan in the book's early stages by her incorporation of a myth, 'The boy who went to live with the seals,' told by Paul John of Toksook Bay. This myth will be familiar to readers of her earlier works, most notably The Nelson Island Eskimo (1983) and Boundaries andpassages (1994). Fienup-Riordan, A. 1994. (1983). The Nelson Island Eskimo: Social Structure and Ritual Distribution". Fienup-Riordan, Ann. (1994). Boundaries and Passages: Rule and Ritual in Yup'ik Eskimo Oral Tradition". Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press. Anchorage, AK: Alaska Pacific University Press. (1990). Eskimo Essays: Yup'ik Lives and How We See Them". New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. (1991).

On Nelson Island in western Alaska, some Yup’ik inhabitants built and . Fienup-Riordan A (1983) Nelson Island Eskimo: social structure and ritual distribution

On Nelson Island in western Alaska, some Yup’ik inhabitants built and inhabited semisubterranean houses until the early 1960s  . Fienup-Riordan A (1983) Nelson Island Eskimo: social structure and ritual distribution. Pacific University Press, AnchorageGoogle Scholar.

This book is a major contribution o knowlege because it focuses on one of the most inadequately studied Eskimo groups, namely, the people of southwest Alaska. It is probably the best account of Eskimo ritual that has been produced, and is also a superior analysis of an Eskimo naming system. It is an anthropological study of a people living in Southwest Alaska and is based primarily on the author's field research.

The Nelson Island Eskimo: Social structure and ritual distribution (The Alaskana book series) epub download

ISBN13: 978-0935094091

ISBN: 0935094091

Author: Ann Fienup-Riordan

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Language: English

Publisher: Alaska Pacific University Press; First Edition edition (1983)

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