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Alaska Eskimo Footwear (Paperback)

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"Alaska Eskimo Footwear" celebrates the beauty and spiritual significance of the shoes and boots worn by Alaska Native peoples. Stunning photography highlights the harsh and striking environment of the North and demonstrates how essential footwear was to Native survival, while Eskimo seamstresses, dancers, and hunters explain the symbolic meaning of their traditional patterns and decorative details. This full-color volume features photographs from museum collections in Canada, the United States, and Russia, as contributors from each major Alaska Eskimo group discuss skin preparation, boot construction, and decoration.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryArt formsDecorative artsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural StudiesFashion & societyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSociologySociology: customs & traditions Publisher: University of Alaska Press Publication Date: 11/04/2008 ISBN-13: 9781602230064  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Jill Oakes teaches in the Department of Environment and Geography at the University of Manitoba. Rick Riewe is professor of zoology at the University of Manitoba, where he teaches ecology, resource management, and biology.

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