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Living our cultures, sharing our heritage the first peoples of Alaska

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  • ISBN: 9781588342706 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1588342700 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 312 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map ; 32 cm.
  • Publisher: Washington, DC : Smithsonian Books, c2010.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"In association with the Arctic Studies Center, National Museum of Natural History and the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center."
"Companion volume to the exhibition of the same name opening at the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, May 2010"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Native perspectives on Alaska's history / Paul C. Ongtooguk and Claudia S. Dybdahl -- The first peoples of Alaska : a path to self-determination / Rosita Worl -- Iñupiaq / Beverly Faye Hugo. First seal hunt / Paul Asicksik Jr. -- St. Lawrence Island Yupik / Paapi Merlin Koonooka. Sleeping memories / Jonella Larson White -- Yup'ik / Alice Aluskak Rearden. Ellam Yua--person of the universe / Marie Meade -- Unangax̂ / Alice Petrivelli. Return of the dance / Crystal Dushkin -- Sugpiaq / Gordon L. Pullar. Sugpiaq masks / Sven Haakanson Jr. -- Athabascan / Eliza Jones. Dena'ina Anchorage / Aaron Leggett -- Tlingit / Rosita Worl. Clan knowledge / Ricardo Worl -- Haida / Jeane Breinig. Haida history and art / Delores Churchill -- Tsimshian / David Boxley. Herring eggs / Karla Booth -- Collaborative conservation of Alaska Native objects at the Smithsonian / Landis Smith, Michele Austin-Dennehy, and Kelly McHugh -- Alaska Native collections at the Smithsonian / Aron C. Crowell, Landis Smith, and Kelly McHugh.
Subject: n-us-ak
Alaska Native art Exhibitions
Art and design Alaska Exhibitions
Alaska Natives Material culture Exhibitions
Alaska Natives Social life and customs Exhibitions
Alaska Natives Alaska Intellectual life Exhibitions
Art and society Alaska Exhibitions
Community life Alaska Exhibitions

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Homer Public Library AK 979.801 LIV (Text) 000091103 Alaskana -- Nonfiction Available -
Homer Public Library AK_DUP 979.801 LIV (Text) 000157604 Ask Staff -- Duplicate Available -

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