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Yup'ik Eskimo societies: A case study

Yup'ik Eskimo societies: A case study
Pages: 95 - 112
Auteur(s) / Author(s): Anne Shinkwin, Mary Pete
Résumé:

Cet article traite des sociétés yup'ik du 20e siècle à partir d'un travail ethnographique entrepris en 1981 et poursuivi en 1983. On y présente des modèles yup'ik d'organisation sociopolitique; les données sur l'organisation d’une nouvelle société yup'ik sur l’île de St. Michael au début des années 1800 illustrent la structure des sociétés yup’ik au tournant du siècle.

 

Abstract:

This paper discusses Yup'ik Eskimo societies in the twentieth century based on ethnographic fieldwork in 1981 and 1983. Yup'ik models of sociopolitical organization are presented; data on the organization of a new Yup'ik society on St. Michael Island in the early 1900s illustrate the structure of Yup'ik societies at the turn of this century.