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Title Holmberg's Ethnographic Sketches
Description:Book: Holmberg's Ethnographic Sketches.
An annotated translation of materials on the history and culture of the Tlingit Indians written by Russian orthodox missionaries at the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth centuries. Major part is English translation of monograph by Anatolii Kamenskii title "In the land of the shamans, Indians of Alaska, their social life and religion" published in 1906.
Part one: Ethnographic sketches of the peoples of Russian America. Contains papers and selections from papers by Heinrich Johan Holmberg on native peoples. Part two: The shipwreck of the Saint Nikolai as related by Holmberg from the account by Timofei Tarakanov.
Citation Ethnographische skizzen über die völker des russischen Amerika. English. Edited by Marvin W. Falk ; translated by Fritz Jaensch. The Rasmuson Library historical translation series; v. 1
Contributors Holmberg, Heinrich Johan (author)
Type Text
Subject Language(s) Alutiiq (Sugpiaq)
LingType ethnographic
Collection General

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