TITLE

Arctic Vision: Art of the Canadian Inuit

AUTHOR(S)
Lipton, Barbara
PUB. DATE
January 1985
SOURCE
Archaeology;Jan/Feb85, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the life of a community of Eskimos on Baffin Island in the eastern Canadian Arctic. Location of the village; Hunting of bowhead whales for their oil and baleen; Change of the traditional self-sufficient subsistence patterns from the transfer to permanent settlements.
ACCESSION #
10810050

 

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