By Ann Fienup-Riordan,Alice Rearden

This ebook attracts on little-known oral histories from the Yup’ik humans of southwest Alaska to aspect a interval of bow-and-arrow conflict that came about within the zone among 1300 and 1800. the results of greater than thirty years of study, dialogue, and box recordings regarding multiple hundred Yup’ik women and men, Anguyiim Nalliini tells a narrative not only of battle and violence, but in addition of its cultural context—the origins of position names, the expansion of indigenous architectural practices, the personalities of well-liked warriors and leaders, and the eventual institution of peaceable coexistence.

The publication is gifted in bilingual layout, with facing-page translations, and it'll be hailed as a landmark paintings within the research of Alaska local historical past and anthropology.

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