Faith, Food, and Family in a Yupik Whaling Community

Faith, Food, and Family in a Yupik Whaling Community

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Through a skillful blend of ethnography, oral history, and ethnohistory, Jolles views the contemporary Yupik people of St. Lawrence Island in terms of the enduring beliefs and values that have contributed to the communitya€™s ongoing survival and adaptability. Drawing on ten years of fieldwork, Jolles demonstrates the central importance of three aspects of Yupik life: religious beliefs, devotion to a subsistence life way, and family and clan ties.... 223; name souls, 117; post-contact changes in, 269a€“73, 320; and respect for ancestors, 212; and respect for elders, 203a€“4; and the soul, 94; ... size of, 17 St. Lawrence Island Curriculum Resource Manual, 41 Sara (pseud., daughter-in-law of Rhea), 192a€“96 Savelle, James, ... 20; John Apangalook Memorial High School , 20, 169a€“70 Seventh-day Adventist Church: Ila and Frank Daugherty and, 89, 225;anbsp;...

Title:Faith, Food, and Family in a Yupik Whaling Community
Author: Carol Zane Jolles
Publisher:University of Washington Press - 2011-10-15

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