Nunamiut: Among Alaska's Inland Eskimos

Nunamiut Among Alaska s Inland Eskimos In Helge Ingstad flew into Northern Alaska where the Nunamiut people a caribou hunting group resided Ingstad was the first Westerner to visit the region After living with the Nunamiut for nine

  • Title: Nunamiut: Among Alaska's Inland Eskimos
  • Author: Helge Ingstad
  • ISBN: 9780881507614
  • Page: 360
  • Format: Paperback
  • In 1949 Helge Ingstad flew into Northern Alaska where the Nunamiut people, a caribou hunting group, resided Ingstad was the first Westerner to visit the region After living with the Nunamiut for nine months, such was the admiration for Ingstad that they wanted to name a beautiful mountain in their territory after him And, in the 50 years since then the mountain has beeIn 1949 Helge Ingstad flew into Northern Alaska where the Nunamiut people, a caribou hunting group, resided Ingstad was the first Westerner to visit the region After living with the Nunamiut for nine months, such was the admiration for Ingstad that they wanted to name a beautiful mountain in their territory after him And, in the 50 years since then the mountain has been known locally as Ingstad Mountain When Ingstad passed away in 2001 at the age of 101, a petition was made to the U.S Geological Survey to officially name the mountain after Ingstad In 2006 Ingstad Mountain officially enters the U.S Geological Survey maps.Nunamiut is Ingstad s fascinating account of that nine month visit with the Nunamiut He learned their language, recorded their legends and superstitions, and participated in their caribou hunts and fishing expeditions His personal account is an engrossing and original work 45 black white photographs, 21 black white illustrations, index.

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    1. For about about weeks each year, caribou herds migrate across Alaska and the Nunamiut must hunt as many as possible and bury the meat in the frozen ground. This accounts for most of the food they eat during the year. Although traditional Nunamuit culture has all but disappeared by the 21st century, this way of life continued for over a century after the Nunamuit acquired rifles from Russian traders. Amazing account of a people who lived and prospered in one of the most inhospitable places on Ear [...]


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