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Gift of the Whale : the Inupiat Bowhead Hunt, a Sacred Tradition

Hess, Bill

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ISBN 10: 1570611637 / ISBN 13: 9781570611636
Published by Seattle : Sasquatch Books, 1999
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Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dw. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. ; 224 pages; Description: 224 p. : ill. ; 25 x 29 cm. Includes bibliographical references. Subjects: Inupiat. Bowhead whale hunting --Alaska. 2 Kg. Bookseller Inventory # 109205

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Title: Gift of the Whale : the Inupiat Bowhead Hunt...

Publisher: Seattle : Sasquatch Books

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition.

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Reveals the harsh Arctic landscape and the way of life it has wrought for the Inupiat Eskimos of Alaska, showing their history and traditions and the importance of the whaling tradition to their survival

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Bill Hess lives in Wasilla, Alaska. His stories and photographs have appeared in National Geographic, GEO, Field and Stream, Los Angeles Times, Time-Life Books, and the Anchorage Daily News.

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