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13 edition of Nunaga found in the catalog.

Nunaga

Ten Years of Eskimo Life

by Duncan Pryde

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Published by Walker and Company in New York, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Franklin (N.W.T.),
  • Northwest Territories,
  • Franklin.
    • Subjects:
    • Eskimos -- Northwest Territories -- Franklin,
    • Franklin (N.W.T.) -- Description and travel

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE99.E7 P77 1972b
      The Physical Object
      FormatHardcover
      Pagination285 p.
      Number of Pages285
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5223647M
      ISBN 100802703690
      ISBN 109780802703699
      LC Control Number75181349
      OCLC/WorldCa562682638

      His reputed fortune has never been found over more than a century. I think people reading this book from a 21st century mind set may find some of the passages to be politically incorrect Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. For example, early on in his new assignment, Pug speculates on the possibility of a German-Russian Pact, and when it comes to be he is invited to fly back to DC and meet with FDR in person to share other insights. He narrates the history of his destination through the teachings of his Malian guide Zak, and encounters with stranded tourists, a camel owner, a riverboat captain and the people who call Timbuktu home. And at such a young age, perhaps a little more self-assured than he should have been or would have been later in life.

      They are embedded in the history of Canada as a whole and western Canada in particular, and for generations they were how most people travelled and saw the country. I would highly recommend this book for anyone who has a serious interest in cultures different from their own. Later he served as Chairman of the Oceans Blue Foundation to encourage a more environmentally responsible approach to tourism in the Pacific Northwest. We continued toward Essakane. A literary gadfly for much of his long career, Mowat is happy to stir up debate and challenge academics to match the visions that he champions and defends with such vigour and relish. He narrates the history of his destination through the teachings of his Malian guide Zak, and encounters with stranded tourists, a camel owner, a riverboat captain and the people who call Timbuktu home.

      Pryde remained for 3 years in the Merchant Navy, then was forced to resign due to an eye injury, and went to work for Singer Corporation in the Clydebank sewing machine factory. Pryde, a resilient, bluntly independent product of Scots orphanages, arrived in the Canadian north at 18 and graduated from fur trading ""too soft and civilized"" to trading-post manager in isolated Eskimo communities. Pryde speaks with authority of the northern native life - the Eskimos' birth, death and marriage rights, their extraordinarily tolerant sexual customs, their age-old and amazingly effective hunting skills". Very Good. Porsildwas equally hostile, questioning the existence of the Ihalmiut.


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Editions for Nunaga: Ten Years Among the Eskimos. Duncan Pryde: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), Cited by: 1. Hebergement communautaire Ungava/Ippigusugiursavik/ Inuusira Nunaga project, Kuujjuaq. 32 likes. The Ungava Community Residence is an intermediate resource whose objective is to foster the.

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