Jenness, Diamond, 1886-1969. Physical characteristics of the Copper Eskimos

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Title: Physical characteristics of the Copper Eskimos

Published By: Ottawa, Ont.: F.A. Acland, 1923. 89 p., 12 plates: [incomplete]

By line: by Diamond Jenness

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

Culture: Copper Inuit (ND08)

Subjects: Human biology (140);

Abstract: This book deals with the physical anthropology of the Copper Inuit with some comparative material from other Inuit groups. From an analysis of the data, Jenness concluded that Stefánson's theory of Viking blood in the Copper Inuit is erroneous.

Document Number: 7

Document ID: nd08-007

Document Type: Component part(s), monograph

Language: English

Note: This document consists of excerpts. For additional data on anthropometry the original volume should be consulted. For a description of Jenness' field procedures see the 12* categories

Field Date: 1914-1916

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: AW ; 1950-1956

Coverage Date: not specified

Coverage Place: Northwest Territories, Canada

LCSH: Copper Eskimos


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