The Chugach Eskimo
The Chugach Eskimo

The Chugach Eskimo

BIRKET-SMITH, Kaj

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Publication Info

  • Publisher: Nationalmuseets Publikationsfond
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1953
  • Place Published: Kobenhavn
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Fair
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    Nationalmuseets Skrifter Etnografisk Reakke VI. x, 262 p. 30 cm. 41 b&w illustrations and a map at rear. Blue paper covers are chipped at edges. Soiling to front cover. Small hole in front affects first few pages but does affect legibility. Ink inscription and stamp at top of half title. Topics include: the Danish-American Alaska expedition of 1933; Chugach country and its inhabitants; economic life (sealing, whaling, fishing etc.); communication (baidarkas, skin boats, dug-outs, land transporation); habitation; clothing; manufactures and decorative art; social life, family and kinship; intellectual culture (weather lore, medicine, magic, shamanism); folklore, legends and myths; analysis of Chugach culture; linguistics; plants collected in Prince William Sound.