ACKNOWLEDGMENT

THE first acknowledgment for assistance in the preparation of Arctic Village must go to all the people of the Koyukuk for their delightful frankness, their good nature about explaining and demonstrating the features of their life, and their unfailing cordiality which made the fifteen months spent in the region constantly profitable and delightful. There was not a single one of the 127 citizens of the Upper Koyukuk who failed to treat me kindly, and with many of the Koyukukers there has been a mutual friendship such as I have seldom experienced.

Specifically I want to thank Verne Watts, Jesse Allen, Ike Spinks, and Harry Foley for the outstanding assistance which they rendered. To Ernie Johnson, with whom I spent some seventy-six days on the trail, I owe an especial debt for his patient demonstration of the art of Arctic travel, winter and summer, and his great store of Arctic knowledge. I am also indebted to Martin Slisco, my kindly landlord, who helped me with so many services that I can not even begin to enumerate them and who was better than a newspaper in disbursing the latest local gossip. From Clara Carpenter, the schoolteacher of Wiseman, I received heartiest coöperation in the giving of intelligence tests to the children.

Among the Eskimos I am especially obligated to Ekok, Big Jim, and Big Charlie Suckik for their eager and thought

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Acknowledgment vii
  • Contents ix
  • Illustrations xi
  • Introduction 1
  • Part I the Background 11
  • Geography 13
  • Climate 19
  • Iii History 29
  • Part II the People 45
  • Iv the Whites 47
  • V an Evening at the Roadhouse 57
  • Vi the Eskimos 72
  • Vii an Evening at Big Jim's 83
  • Viii Eskimo Biographies 88
  • Part III the Economic Life 99
  • Ix Labor 101
  • X Capital 117
  • Xii the Advent of the Mechanical 132
  • Xiii Food 138
  • Xiv Clothing 144
  • Xv Shelter 151
  • Xvi the Quest for Gold 156
  • Xvii Living off the Country 164
  • Xviii Financial Summary 176
  • Part IV the Communal Life 185
  • Xix Law and Law Enforcement 187
  • Xx Voluntary Communal Responsibility 198
  • Xxi Sickness and Health 204
  • Xxii the Hazardous Koyukuk 214
  • Xxiii Quarrels and Unpopularity 222
  • Xxiv Inter-Racial Relations 230
  • Xxv Children and Education 238
  • Part V the Sexual Life 247
  • Xxvi Marriage 249
  • Xxvii Promiscuity and Taboos 264
  • Xxviii Chickens 273
  • Part VI the Recreational Life 283
  • Xxix White Conversation 285
  • Xxx Eskimo Conversation 297
  • Xxxi Dancing 305
  • Xxxii the Arts 315
  • Part VII Koyukuk Philosophy 327
  • Xxxiii the History of the World 329
  • Xxxiv Medicine Men and the Supernatural 340
  • Xxxv Christianity Among the Eskimos 352
  • Xxxvi the Religion of the Whites 358
  • Xxxvii White Happiness 364
  • Conclusion 373
  • Appendix 381
  • General Index 383
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