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Shadow of the hunter : stories of Eskimo life / Richard K. Nelson ; illustrations by Simon Koonook.

; Koonook, Simon. illustrator. ill
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c1980.
ISBN 0226571793, 9780226571799

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Other Authors Koonook, Simon.
Subjects Alaska.
Eskimos -- Alaska -- Social life and customs.
Eskimos -- Hunting -- Alaska.
Eskimos -- Hunting.
Eskimos -- Social life and customs.
Indiens d'Amérique -- Chasse -- Alaska.
Inuit -- Alaska -- Moeurs et coutumes.
Inuit -- Chasse -- Alaska.
Nelson, Richard K.
Description xiii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Copyright Date c1980.
Summary Fiction based on a collage of what is real. Series of stories which follow a group of Eskimo hunters and their families through the cycle of an arctic year. Based on the author's stay of fourteen months among the Eskimos of Wainwright, Alaska.
Contents Introduction -- Moon of the returning sun (January) -- The moon for bleaching skings (March) -- The moon when whaling begins (April) -- The moon when rivers flow (May) -- The moon when animals give birth (June) -- The moon when birds raise their young (July) -- The moon when birds molt (August) -- The moon when birds fly south (September) -- The moon of the setting sun (November) -- The moon with no sun (December) -- Appendix: The setting -- Glossary.
Geographic Area Alaska
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6042986
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Nelson, Richard K.
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