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Nunakun-gguq Ciutengqertut / They Say They Have Ears Through the Ground Animal Essays from Southwest Alaska
ISBN: PB: 9781602234123, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, May 2020
400 pp., 25.4x17.7 cm, 50 halftones
Lifeways in Southwest Alaska today remains inextricably bound to the seasonal cycles of sea and land. Community members continue to hunt, fish, and make products from the life found in the rivers and sea. Based on a wealth of oral histories collected...
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£32,00
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Akulmiut Neqait Fish and Food of the Akulmiut
ISBN: PB: 9781602233867, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, September 2019
350 pp., 25.4x17.7 cm, 60 colour plates
For centuries, the Akulmiut people – a Yup'ik group – have been sustained by the annual movements of whitefish. It is a food that sustains and defines them. To this day, many Akulmiut view not only their actions in the world, but their interactions w...
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£27,00
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Qanemcit Amllertut / Many Stories to Tell Tales of Humans and Animals from Southwest Alaska
ISBN: PB: 9781602233362, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, November 2017
392 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 12 colour plates
This bilingual collection shares new translations of old stories recorded over the last four decades though interviews with Yup'ik elders from throughout southwest Alaska. Some are true qulirat (traditional tales), while others are recent. Some are w...
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£30,00
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Ciulirnerunak Yuuyaqunak/Do Not Live Without an Elder The Subsistence Way of Life in Southwest Alaska
ISBN: PB: 9781602232976, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, October 2016
400 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 52 halftones, 4 maps
In October of 2010, six men who were serving on the board of the Calista Elders Council (CEC) gathered in Anchorage with CEC staff to spend three days speaking about the subsistence way of life. The men shared stories of their early years growing up...
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£30,00
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Anguyiim Nalliini / Time of Warring The History of Bow-and-Arrow Warfare in Southwest Alaska
ISBN: PB: 9781602232914, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, May 2016
320 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 16 colour plates, 8 maps
This book draws on little-known oral histories from the Yup'ik people of southwest Alaska to detail a period of bow-and-arrow warfare that took place in the region between 1300 and 1800. The result of more than thirty years of research, discussion, a...
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£30,00
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Mission of Change in Southwest Alaska Conversations with Father Rene Astruc and Paul Dixon on Their Work with Yup'ik People
ISBN: PB: 9781602231610, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, May 2012
346 pp., 23x15 cm, 3 maps, 25 halftones
"Mission of Change" is an oral history describing various types of change – political, social, cultural, and religious – as seen through the eyes of Father Astruc and Paul Dixon, non-Natives who dedicated their lives to working with the Yup'ik people...
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£26,50
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Yupiit Yuraryarait Yup'ik Ways of Dancing
ISBN: PB: 9781602231306, ISBN: HB + DVD: 9781602230828, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, July 2011
237 pp., 25.5x25.5 cm, 100 halftones
Far more than just a dance, the dynamic choreography of the Yup'ik provides an illuminating window into the morality, social organization, and colonial history of this indigenous people. In "Yupiit Yurayarait", anthropologist Ann Fienup-Riordan begin...
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£26,50
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£37,50
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Upside Down Arctic Realities
ISBN: HB: 9780300169386, Yale University Press, April 2011
224 pp., 26.6x24.8 cm, 62 black&white illus., 132 colour illus.
Based on groundbreaking new scholarship, "Upside Down: Arctic Realities" brings together ancient and modern works from the Arctic region, including major sites in Russia and Alaska. The featured pieces dramatically illustrate the continuing influence...
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£35,00
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Artists Behind the Work Life Histories of Nick Charles, Sr., Frances Demientieff, Lena Sours, Jennie Thlunaut
ISBN: PB: 9780931163029, University of Chicago Press, November 1986
149 pp., 27.7x21.6 cm
This book features the life history and craft of four Alaska Native artists. As a group, the artists represent four different Native cultures and four different art forms: Nicholas Charles, Sr., a Yup'ik Eskimo known for his carved and painted wood m...
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£15,00
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