Lips, Julius, 1895-1950. Notes on Montagnais-Naskapi economy (Lake St. John and Lake Mistassini Bands)

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Title: Notes on Montagnais-Naskapi economy (Lake St. John and Lake Mistassini Bands)

Published in: Ethnos -- Vol. 12

Published By: Ethnos -- Vol. 12 Stockholm: The Ethnographical Museum of Sweden and the Swedish Oriental Society, 1947. 1-78 p.

By line: Julius E. Lips

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2009. Computer File

Culture: Innu (NH06)

Subjects: Hunting and trapping (224); Community structure (621); Real property (423); External relations (648); External trade (439); Diet (262); Collecting (222); Labor supply and employment (464); Fishing gear (227); Preservation and storage of food (251); Buying and selling (432); Shipbuilding (396); Boats (501);

Abstract: This document is a generalized description of the economy of the Montagnais-Naskapi with emphasis on the material culture necessary to their way of life. Included are descriptions of diet, hunting and fishing gear, utensils, houses, leather-working and garment-making, and detailed accounts of canoe-building and snowshoe making. Read in conjunction with his 'Naskapi Law' (8: Lips, this Collection), the reader will get a good picture of the Lake St. John and Lake Mistassini bands of the Montagnais. At the time of publication, Lips was at the New School for Social Research in New York.

Document Number: 11

Document ID: nh06-011

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English

Field Date: 1935

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: Timothy J. O'Leary ; 1958

Coverage Date: 1800-1947

Coverage Place: Canada

LCSH: Innu Indians

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