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Prehistoric art of the Alaskan Eskimo

Henry Bascom Collins

Prehistoric art of the Alaskan Eskimo

(with 24 plates)

by Henry Bascom Collins

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Published by The Smithsonian Institution in City of Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eskimo art.,
  • Eskimos -- Alaska.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Henry B. Collins, Jr. ...
    SeriesSmithsonian miscellaneous collections -- v. 81, no. 14, Publication -- 3023, Publication (Smithsonian Institution) -- 3023.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ11 .S7 vol.81, no.14
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p. l., 52 p.
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22176232M
    LC Control Number29027534

    Eskimo is a term used to mean people of North America or Greenland, as distinguished from Eskimo people from Asia or the Aleutian Islands. The term Eskimo has largely been replaced by Inuit in Canada, and Inuit is used officially by the Canadian government. Many Inuit people consider Eskimo . This is a prehistoric Eskimo bone armor plated vest. T are 19 pieces of bone making up the front half of the armored plate. The individual pieces are held together with string and mounted on a metal base which is included in this sale.

    Inuit (/ ˈ ɪ nj u ɪ t /; Inuktitut: ᐃᓄᐃᑦ 'the people', singular: Inuk, ᐃᓄᒃ, dual: Inuuk, ᐃᓅᒃ) are a group of culturally similar indigenous peoples inhabiting the Arctic regions of Greenland, Canada and Alaska (United States). The Inuit languages are part of the Inuit-Yupik-Unangan family. Inuit Sign Language is a critically endangered language isolate used in Nunavut. - The Birnirk culture was a prehistoric Inuit culture of the north coast of Alaska, dating from the sixth century A.D. to the twelfth century Birnirk culture first appeared on the American side of the Bering Strait, descending from the Old Bering Sea/Okvik culture and preceding the Thule culture;it is distinguished by its advanced harpoon and marine technology.7 pins.

    - Explore Lizzie Epoo-York's board "Inuit artifacts" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Inuit, Inuit art, Artifacts pins. Covering prehistoric to contemporary works of cultures from Siberia to the Bering Strait, Arctic Spirit is based on some of the world's most important collections of Inuit art. Organized by major themes-the land, the animals, the supernatural-the book showcases sculptures, prints and drawings, and textiles.


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Prehistoric art of the Alaskan Eskimo by Henry Bascom Collins Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Prehistoric art of the Alaskan Eskimo. [Henry B Collins; Smithsonian Institution.]. Prehistoric art of the Alaskan Eskimo (with 24 plates). City of Washington: Smithsonian Institution, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Henry B Collins; Smithsonian Institution.

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PREHISTORIC ART OF THE ALASKAN ESKIMO; Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Vol. i1, No. 14, (facsimile reproduction) Collins, H, Jr. Seattle, 52 pages of text plus 24 pages of photogrpahs of bone and ivory objects. Eskimo Artifacts. Explore the everyday tools of prehistoric life in Alaska, hunting equipment, fire starters, knives and blades, even combs and ice cleats.

Our. Introduction --Chronological chart of Alaskan cultures --Survival: life and art of the Alaskan Eskimo --Conversation with an Alaskan Native artist: Lawrence Ahvakana --The Eskimo collection of the Newark Museum --Catalogue list of the exhibition --Annotated bibliography --Museums containing important Eskimo collections.

Book written by archaeologists on the subject of culture change and complexity. Focuses specifically on the emergence of cultural complexity among hunter-gatherers. Highlights the variety of adaptations that characterize prehistoric hunter-gatherers as well as delineating some of the primary features of social complexity.

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