Wendell H. Oswalt

Alaskan Eskimos


A comprehensive overview of Alaskan Eskimo culture bringing together the disparate body of previous research on the subject with a more contemporary perspective. Subjects of interest include traditional clothing, naming rituals, and dwelling structures.

As the author states in the book's introduction: "The ethnographer is interested in literally everything", and this text wonderfully illustrates that richness of interest in a people often oversimplified and misunderstood, here appreciated.

Soft cover with both black and white and color illustrations, as well as color photographs.

Edition: 1967.

Condition: Excellent, with stamp and faded writing on inside cover.

Measures ~8"x5". 297 pages.