MAYOKOK Vintage Survival Book Alaska Ipani Eskimos HC
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“Ipani Eskimos, A Cycle of Life in Nature” by James K.Wells.
Illustrated by Robert Mayokok.A month-by-month survival guide of the Ipani Eskimos. A rare study of the Ipani Eskimos, old-time inhabitants of Northwest Alaska prior to the coming of the White Man. Wells describes their traditional life month-by-month throughout the year. With much on hunting and fishing, Shaman, cooking, and more. 110 pages. 1974. First Edition. AMU Press. We only have 1 soft cover left.
The book is a little larger than 6 by 9-inches. There are about 13 illustrations by Mayokok and all of them are full-page illustrations.
Makes a great gift!Contents: January : Surviving the Cold; Trapping; February : Surviving in Snowstorms; Superstitions; March : The Bear Hunt; Sheefish; April : The Ptarmigan; Getting Ready for Summer; Muskrats; New Life in Springtime; May : Cooking Eggs; More Muskrats; Fishing with a Dip Net; June : Egg Hunt; Seal Hunt; Attacking a Bear; Beluga Hunt; Seal Poke; July ; Ducks & Geese; Berries; Storing Food; Caribou Hunt; August : Caribou Antlers; Caribou Chute; Fish Run; September : Getting Ready for Winter; Another Bear Hunt; October : Fishing Again with Dip Nets; Hunting Bear ... read more