Download e-book for iPad: Anguyiim Nalliini/Time of Warring: The History of by Ann Fienup-Riordan,Alice Rearden

By Ann Fienup-Riordan,Alice Rearden

This ebook attracts on little-known oral histories from the Yup’ik humans of southwest Alaska to aspect a interval of bow-and-arrow battle that happened within the quarter among 1300 and 1800. the results of greater than thirty years of analysis, dialogue, and box recordings concerning a couple of hundred Yup’ik women and men, Anguyiim Nalliini tells a narrative not only of battle and violence, but additionally of its cultural context—the origins of position names, the expansion of indigenous architectural practices, the personalities of sought after warriors and leaders, and the eventual institution of peaceable coexistence.

The booklet is gifted in bilingual layout, with facing-page translations, and it'll be hailed as a landmark paintings within the examine of Alaska local heritage and anthropology.

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