Arctic Clothing

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Jonathan C. H. King, Birgit Pauksztat, Robert Storrie
McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, 2005 - History - 160 pages
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"Arising from a conference held at the British Museum in 2001, Arctic Clothing of North America - Alaska, Canada, Greenland is a wide-ranging and authoritative account of clothing use in the north. For the first time, contributors include Native and non-Native artists and seamstresses, anthropologists, historians, curators and conservators with expertise in Alaska, Canada and Greenland."--BOOK JACKET.
  

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Contents

Preface
8
Keynote Address
23
My RecollectionsNengqerralriaYupaq Elder Elena Charles
31
Arctic Clothing from Greenland
45
Birds and Eskimos
62
Eskimo SewingTechniques in Relation to Contemporary Sewing Techniques
70
Womens Skin Coats from West Greenland
84
Part IV
99
Kayak Clothing in Contemporary Greenlandic Kayak Clubs
115
Clothing in Inuit Art
132
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

J.C.H. King is responsible for the North American collection, Department of Ethnography, the British Museum.
Birgit Pauksztat is the Thaw Special Assistant, Department of Ethnography, the British Museum.
Robert Storrie is a former assistant in the Depar

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