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The Eskimo of Siberia By Waldemar Bogoras
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The Eskimo of Siberia is a collection of classic folk tales and mythology. Waldemar Bogoras was a Russian revolutionary, writer and anthropologist, especially known for his studies of the Chukchi... More > people in Siberia. The materials, published by Bogoraz in periodicals of the Russian Academy of Sciences, such as Specimens of Materials for Studying Chukchi Language and Folklore and Studies of Chukchi Language and Folklore Collected in Kolyma District were a very valuable contribution to the development of linguistics and made the author popular around the world. During the 1920s and '30s he did important anthropological work creating and teaching written languages for indigenous Siberian peoples and founded the Institute of the Northern Peoples in Leningrad. This book is a collection of wonderful tales from the indigenous peoples of Siberia.< Less
Eskimo Folktales By Knud Rasmussen
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Knud Johan Victor Rasmussen (June 7, 1879 – December 21, 1933) was a Danish polar explorer and anthropologist. He has been called the "father of Eskimology"and was the first European... More > to cross the Northwest Passage via dog sled. He remains well known in Greenland, Denmark and among Canadian Inuit. Native languages and ways of living, including the arts of sea kayaking and dog sledding, fascinated Knud Rasmussen, himself of Inuit and Danish descent. Rasmussen devoted much of his life to ethnological and cultural studies throughout Arctic North America. Establishing a base station in Thule, Greenland, in 1910, he visited as many Inuit peoples as he could, taking meticulous notes and making sketches, collecting artifacts and compiling hundreds of Native legends and songs. The tales are grounded in the Inuit belief system, itself defined by superstition and transformation.< Less
The Eskimo Twins By Lucy Fitch Perkins
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A Beginners Guide to American Eskimos By Loise Hubbartt
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Almost fifty years ago, there was a circus trainer, Caleb Thompson, who toured the United States and Canada with two primary animal acts that featured white horses and small white dogs. He bred these... More > animals, raised them and then trained them on his Ranch in Nebraska. The breed of dogs that were featured in his circus acts were the American Eskimo dogs, which is in fact a tiny spitz dog with a colorful and convoluted history. With a typical northern-dog type of appearance, the dog has a bright and appealing temperament and is very fast in picking up tricks. With its beautiful snowy coat, this breed is a favorite amongst circus audiences. Many different types of spitz dogs came to the United States along with German immigrants towards the end of the 19th century, but the real development of the dog has been lost in records.< Less
Red Headed Eskimos By LB Sedlacek
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The sixth collection of poetry by award winning poet, LB Sedlacek. "Red Headed Eskimos" explores a variety of subjects often dark and surreal. A vast array of poems covering religious... More > themes, science fiction, social commentary to light adventurous works. From "Prozac Pizza": "The deer come right on up to the / front door and spit and chew and drop / their cigarette butts on the ground / just to the right of the sycamore trees."// From "Burning Ice": "The meeting of velocity and humidity -- / won't be fodder for erasers or / chalkboards or for teachers with / apples. When the ruler touches / the skin, it is simmering."// Works tend to delve beneath the surface, exploring what you know is there but may not want to admit. Sedlacek's other poetry chapbooks include "Alexandra's Wreck" (Kitty Litter Press).< Less
Red Headed Eskimos By LB Sedlacek
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The sixth collection of poetry by award winning poet, LB Sedlacek. "Red Headed Eskimos" explores a variety of subjects often dark and surreal. A vast array of poems covering religious... More > themes, science fiction, social commentary to light adventurous works. From "Prozac Pizza": "The deer come right on up to the / front door and spit and chew and drop / their cigarette butts on the ground / just to the right of the sycamore trees."// From "Burning Ice": "The meeting of velocity and humidity -- / won't be fodder for erasers or / chalkboards or for teachers with / apples. When the ruler touches / the skin, it is simmering."// Works tend to delve beneath the surface, exploring what you know is there but may not want to admit. Sedlacek's other poetry chapbooks include "Alexandra's Wreck" (Kitty Litter Press).< Less
A Treasury of Eskimo Tales By Clara K. Bayliss
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The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publisher. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction,... More > philosophy, science, religion, folklore, mythology, history, literature, politics and sacred texts, in addition to secret and esoteric subjects, such as: occult, freemasonry, alchemy, hermetic, shamanism and ancient knowledge. Our books are available in both print and as digital books. All of our books have been revived by being scanned by people who have passion for knowledge. By purchasing this book you are helping restoring a piece of history for many generations to come to enjoy the fine ancient knowledge that is made available through our modern technology. We sincerely hope you enjoy these treasures in the form of digital books.< Less
An Eskimo Named Napoleon By Dwight Sorheim
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The story of Napoleon Bergamaschi, who pioneered to St. Lawrence Island in the 1960s, is at the heart of this story. The surrounding story is of the town that launched Napoleon's departure,... More > Ketchikan, and some of the people who made the town special.< Less
An Eskimo Named Napoleon By Dwight Sorheim
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The story of Napoleon Bergamaschi, who pioneered to St. Lawrence Island in the 1960s, is at the heart of this story. The surrounding story is of the town that launched Napoleon's departure,... More > Ketchikan, and some of the people who made the town special.< Less
Selling Ice to the Eskimos By Ken Lord
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