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skin boats of Saint Lawrence Island, Alaska

Stephen R. Braund

skin boats of Saint Lawrence Island, Alaska

by Stephen R. Braund

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Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Saint Lawrence Island (Alaska),
  • Alaska,
  • Saint Lawrence Island
    • Subjects:
    • Yuit Eskimos -- Boats.,
    • Yuit Eskimos -- Material culture.,
    • Umiaks.,
    • Eskimos -- Alaska -- Saint Lawrence Island -- Material culture.,
    • Eskimos -- Alaska -- Saint Lawrence Island -- Boats.,
    • Saint Lawrence Island (Alaska) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Stephen R. Braund.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE99.E7 B724 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination141 p. :
      Number of Pages141
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2034696M
      ISBN 100295966742
      LC Control Number88010746

      USUAFV Otto Geist () was a paleontologist and a member of the University of Alaska faculty, who participated in archaeological fieldwork on St. Lawrence Island. The collection includes ethnological notebooks that discus whaling and : Gwendolyn Higgins. The history of St. Lawrence Island (Sivuqaq) Yupik tattoo spans some 2, years and one-hundred miles of volcanic island rock in the north Bering Sea. Tattoos emerged at a certain place and time in the ancient past and traveled on living bodies for millennia across the frozen g: skin boats.

      Abstract: Open skin boats of the Aleutians, Kodiak Island, and Prince William Sound This article examines the relationship between the open skin boat (umiak) traditions of the Unangax/Aleut who inhabited the Aleutian Islands and the Sugpiat of Kodiak Island and Prince.   On 22 June a P2V Neptune from Navy Patrol Squadron Nine (VP-9) was flying a routine maritime patrol in the Bering Strait. The aircraft was at feet altitude and 40 miles west of Saint Lawrence ly the P2V was attacked by two Soviet MIG fighters and the plane commander Lieutenant Fischer saw tracers past under his starboard (right) wing.

      Media in category "Saint Lawrence Island" The following 26 files are in this category, out of 26 total. Annual report on introduction of domesticated reindeer into Alaska Capital: Gambell. On the right are various ivory needles and awls used to sew their leather clothing, and even the skin boats. One of the awls is shown mounted in a block of ivory used somewhat like a thimble to push with. ESKIMO ARTIFACTS ST. LAWRENCE ISLAND, ALASKA Bucket handles ring the display. They seem to be whittled from walrus ribs, and after.


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Skin boats of Saint Lawrence Island, Alaska by Stephen R. Braund Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Skin Boats of Saint Lawrence Island, Alaska Hardcover – September 1, by Stephen R. Braund (Author)Cited by: 2.

Get this from a library. The skin boats of Saint Lawrence Island, Alaska. [Stephen R Braund] -- Traces the history of the open skin boat or angyapik (umiak), from flat-bottom aboriginal structure to the modern bent-rib version. Includes information on construction, materials and use. Adds to. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Skin Boats of Saint Lawrence Island, Alaska at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our Alaska book.

Stephen Braund's book, The Skin Boats of Stain Lawrence Island, Alaska which was published inis probably the best source for information about the boats. Skip Snaith also wrote a book about how to build Umiaks. The hinged mast step is similar to that used on whaleboats, which is not surprising since the residents of St Lawrence Island at one time used second hand whaleboats.

The current design of Umiaks. By Paapi Merlin Koonooka (St. Lawrence Island Yupik), (This is shortened version of a longer essay from the Smithsonian book Living Our Cultures, Sharing Our Heritage: The First Peoples of Alaska.).

Sea, Land, Rivers. Sivuqaq, the Yupik name for St. Lawrence Island, rises out of the Bering Sea in the heart of a vast and bountiful marine ecosystem. W elcome to the newly expanded Spirit Line’s, Skin Boat Store. Please know, we are, have been, and always will be, skin on frame boat builders, and avid paddlers.

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We have been proudly serving the skin on frame boat community for over 25 years. Lawrence Island tribal groups tried to protect walruses. (Marc Lester / Alaska Dispatch News) Skin boats made of walrus hides used to be used for hunting but have been replaced by. The history of St. Lawrence Island (Sivuqaq) Yupik tattoo spans some 2, years and one-hundred miles of volcanic island rock in the north Bering s emerged at a certain place and time in the ancient past and traveled on living bodies for millennia across the frozen landscape.

"Informative and scholarly, this detailed account is a must read for those interested in the economic and social history of Chukotka, Northern Alaska, and the Western Canadian Arctic."—Stephen R. Braund, author of The Skin Boats of Saint Lawrence Island, Alaska.

Different Coats for Different Boats. The skins with which skin-on-frame boats are covered differ considerably from place to place, and even from boat type to boat type within a geographic area. The angyapik (umiaks) of St. Lawrence Island, Alaska, just south of the Bering Strait, are covered with the hides of female walruses.

Alaska's St. Lawrence Island, located in the Bering Sea just a few dozen miles from the coast of Russia, is home to two Siberian Yupik villages. Together, they are home to about 1, : Marc Lester.

St Lawrence Island. Extensive framed ivory collection by Kay Morse. Documentation included. 34" x 36". ESKIMO ARTIFACTS ST. LAWRENCE ISLAND, ALASKA Bucket handles ring the display. They seem to be whittled from walrus ribs, and after quizzing many knowledgeable Eskimos, one said they were used to carry the walrus hide.

remains of skin boats (de Laguna). Neither Unangax nor Sugpiaq open skin boats have survived as living traditions of these cultures. To the best of the author's knowledge, no authentic full-scale versions of Sugpiaq open skin boats exist. Two large open skin boats built around the.

The Skin Boats of Saint Lawrence Island, Alaska by Stephen R Braund U of Washington Press, Seattle, WA, A good+ hardcover in a good dust jacket. Lawrence Island (Central Siberian Yupik: Sivuqaq, Russian: Остров Святого Лаврентия) is located west of mainland Alaska in the Bering Sea, just south of the Bering village of Gambell, located on the northwest cape of the island, is 36 miles (58 kilometers) from the Chukchi Peninsula in the Russian Far island is part of Alaska, but closer to Russia Location: Bering Sea.

his life in Alaska and the real estate business in Anchorage. Available from the Book Cache, W. Putter Drive, Anchorage, AK. ISBN LC Braund, Stephen R.

THE SKIN BOATS OF SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND, ALASKA. Seattle: University of Washington Press. But skin boats ventured south as well, and produced such crafts as the birch bark canoe (skin boat using birch bark as skin), and the Pictish skin boat later made of ox hides when the walrus of the northern British Isles were extinct.

(in years!) from northern Alaska. The name "Thule" has no relationship to the historic Thule of Pytheas. The Saint Lawrence, a river and its people, on board the Echo des mers (Documentary) - Duration: Stop Over - Documentary, Discovery, History Recommended for you The two villages (Savoonga and Gamble) on St.

Lawrence Island, Alaska are famous for their walrus ivory carvers. This book covers the modern tradition of walrus ivory carving in Savoonga from the s to the first part of the 21 st century and deals with essentially.

For example, since my first visit to St. Lawrence Island inall of the gatekeepers of tattoo knowledge have died, including eight women who wore tattoos. Alice, the last tattooist and designer, passed away in ; and in the last traditionally tattooed St. Lawrence Island Yupik women – Sadie Sepila (Uyaatuwan, age 96) and Mabel.St Lawrence Island is in Bering Sea, located south of Bering Strait and west of mainland Alaska (USA).

The island has length km (90 mi / east-west) and width 35 km (22 mi / north-south). By total area ( km2 / mi2), the island is ranked USA's 6th largest and world's th largest.

Its total population is around 1,Tobacco came to St. Lawrence Island through trade with Siberian Yupik villages, the nearest located forty miles west of the island by skin boat. Traditional St. Lawrence Island pipes, like those made in many other parts of Alaska, had wide, flaring bowls, a design that originated in China or Japan.