Jenness, Diamond, 1886-1969. Eskimo string figures

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Title: Eskimo string figures

Published By: Ottawa, Ont.: F.A. Acland, 1924. 192 p.: ill., maps

By line: by Diamond Jenness

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 1996. Computer File

Culture: Copper Inuit (ND08)

Subjects: Games (524);

Abstract: This is a comparative study of string figures collected from a number of Inuit groups. Drawings and text for a representative group of figures which occur among the Copper Inuit have been reproduced in the files. For additional examples from the Copper Inuit and other Inuit groups the original work should be consulted.

Document Number: 4

Document ID: nd08-004

Document Type: Component part(s), monograph

Language: English

Note: This document consists of excerpts.

Field Date: 1913-1916

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: AW ; 1950-1956

Coverage Date: not specified

Coverage Place: Northwest Territories, Canada

LCSH: Copper Eskimos


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