TITLE

ANIMAL WORLD OF THE ALEUTS

AUTHOR(S)
Black, Lydia T.
PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
Arctic Anthropology;1998, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p126
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Attempts to reconstruction how the Aleuts conceptualized the animal domain and the relationship between humans and animals. Variability of species terminology in different languages/dialects; Principles employed in animal classification; Changes in animal nomenclature over time, borrowings, and neologisms; Dominance of symbolic significance in conceptualizing species hunted by men.
ACCESSION #
3656514

 

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