Labrador Winter: The Ethnographic Journals of William Duncan Strong, 1927-1928

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Strong (1899-1962) is best known for his archaeology of the Andes and for pioneering ethnohistory at Columbia University. Here his journal, diary, and photographs are compiled after his death to present his insights into native culture in eastern Canada when it was still largely unaffected by European influence. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781560983453
  • Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press
  • Publication date: 4/28/1994
  • Pages: 320

Table of Contents

Opinions of Labrador
Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Ch. 2 Grouping and Environment of the Northeastern Algonquian 3
Ch. 3 Previous Exploration in the Northeastern Interior 11
Ch. 4 Summer Contacts with the Barren Ground Band 17
Ch. 5 An Autumn Canoe Trip in Search of the Davis Inlet Band 23
Ch. 6 A Winter Camp of the Barren Ground People 28
Ch. 7 First Meeting with the Davis Inlet Band 39
Ch. 8 Origin and History of the Davis Inlet Band 54
Ch. 9 Habitations and Snowshoes 62
Ch. 10 Trapping, Fishing, and Territorial Ownership at Kapakwa'napen, "The Trouting Place" 78
Ch. 11 Specimen Days in Camp 91
Ch. 12 Camp and Family Life 100
Ch. 13 Specimen Days on the Trail 111
Ch. 14 Plenty and Starvation, Sickness and Death 130
Ch. 15 Deities and Ritual Practices 143
Appendix One: Mythology and Storytelling 153
Appendix Two: Census of Davis Inlet and Barren Ground Bands 174
Appendix Three: Record of Hunting Trips and Animals Caught, Taken from Strong's Diary 178
Appendix Four: Record of Meals, Taken from Strong's Diary 180
Afterword and Bibliographic Essay 185
Bibliography 215
Index 231
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