CONTENTS
PAGE
Introduction3
PART I THE BACKGROUND11
I Geography13
II Climate19
III History29
PART II THE PEOPLE45
IV The Whites47
V An Evening at the Roadhouse57
VI The Eskimos72
VII An Evening at Big Jim's83
VIII Eskimo Biographies88
PART III THE ECONOMIC LIFE99
IX Labor101
X Capital108
XI Transportation117
XII The Advent of the Mechanical132
XIII Food138
XIV Clothing144
XV Shelter151
XVI The Quest for Gold156

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