Sinews of Survival: The Living Legacy of Inuit Clothing

By Betty Kobayashi Issenman | Go to book overview
© UBC Press 1997Reprinted 2000All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, without prior written permission of the publisher.Printed in Canada on acid-free paper ∞ ISBN 0-7748-0596-xCanadian Cataloguing in Publication Data Issenman, Betty, 1921-Sinews of survival

Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 0-7748-0596-x

1. Inuit -- Costume. 2. Inuit -- Material culture. I. Title.GT1605.188 1997 391′.0089′9712 C97-910494-7 UBC Press gratefully acknowledges the ongoing support to its publishing program from the Canada Council for the Arts, the British Columbia Arts Council, and the Department of Heritage of the Government of Canada.Set in Figural and MetaPrinted and bound in Canada by FriesensCopy editors: Camilla Jenkins and Barbara Tessman Proofreader: John Eerkes Cartographer: Eric LeinbergerInuktitut translation for maps: Avataq Cultural Institute Indexer: Annette Lorek Designer: George Vaitkunas UBC Press University of British Columbia2029 West Mall Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2(604) 822-5959Fax: (604) 822-6083E-mail: info@ubcpress.ubc.cawww.ubcpress.ubc.caIllustration on page vi Two men from Iglulik in caribou- skin clothing. They are photographed near Mittimatalik, NWT, to which they travelled overland in 1988.This book has been published with the support of the following sponsors:
Avataq Cultural Institute
Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Canada
Fur Council of Canada
Fur Institute of Canada Hydro-Québec
Inco Limited
Jackman Foundation
Kativik School Board
Lytton Minerals Limited
Makivik Corporation
McLean Foundation
Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated
Nunavut Wildlife Management Board
Placer Dome Canada Limited
Telesat Canada

For more information on the sponsors listed above see page 266.

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Maps and Figures viii
  • Preface ix
  • Chapter 1 the Inuit: Time and Space 5
  • Chapter 2 from Earth Sea, and Sky 31
  • Chapter 3 and Techniques 59
  • Chapter 4 Inuit Style 97
  • Chapter 5 Spiritual, Artistic, and Social Traditions 179
  • Chapter 6 New Explorations 223
  • Notes 246
  • Glossary of Place Names 252
  • References 255
  • Illustration Credits 264
  • Sponsors 266
  • Index 268
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