* indicates student reading
The Coming and Going of the Shaman: Eskimo Shaminism
. Winnepeg Art Gallery, 1979.
Excellent resource to understand the religion of the Inuit.
The Last and First Eskimos
. New York Graphic Society. Boston, 1977.
Excellent reference to show students current photographs of the Inuit of today.
Collins, Henry B.; De Laguna, Frederica; Carpenter, Edmund; Stone, Peter.
The Far North
. National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. 1973.
Artistic achievements of Alaskan Inuit. Exhibition photos are excellent for further study of tools, clothing and masks.
Uumajut. Animal Imagery in Inuit Art
. The Winnepeg Art Gallery, Winnepeg, Canada, 1985.
An exhibition of more recent work in the Arctic focusing on the beliefs of the Inuit.
Pitzhugh, William W. and Crowell, Aron.
Crossroads of Continents
. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington,D.C., 1968.
Exhibition catalog of extensive collection reflecting cultures of Siberia and Alaska.
*George, Jean Craighead.
Julie of the Wolves
. Harper & Row, New York, NY, 1972.
Gray, William; Grove, Noel; Judge, Joseph; Kline, Fred; Ramsay, Cynthia Russ.
Alaska, High Roads to Adventure
. National Geographic Society, 1976.
Songs of the Dream People
. Atheneum, New York, 1972.
Chants and images from the Indians and Eskimos of North America.
Joseph, Alvin M.
The American Heritage Look of Indians
. American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc., 1961.
Survival: Life and Art of the Alaskan Eskimo
. The Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey, 1977. Exhibition.
Good color plates. Excellent section on whaling, pp.25-29.
McDuff, Alistair: Galpin, George M.
Lords of the Stone
. Whitecap Books Ltd., North Vancouver, Canada, 1982 and 1983.
A beautiful collection of contemporary sculpture from major regions in the Arctic.
. Bradbury Press, New York, N.Y. 1985. Children’s novel.
Pearce, Susan M.
. Shire Publications Ltd., 1985.
A concise history of the emergence of Inuit carvers in the major areas of the vast Arctic region, pp.9-27 & 40-48.
Prown, Jules David. “Mind in Matter: An Introduction to Material Culture, Theory and Method”. Henry Francis Dupont Winterthur Museum, 1982.
Ritchie, Carson I.A.
Art of the Eskimo
. A.S. Barnes and Co., Inc., Cranbury, New Jersey, 1972.
Good overview for research in origins, religions, dwellings, hunting costume, and ornamentation.
Sculpture of the Eskimo
. New York Graphic Society, Greenwich, Conn., 1972.
Good overall history and detailed description of construction of a kayak and umiak, pp.l00-103.
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
American Indian Art: Form and Tradition
. E.P. Dutton and Co., Inc., New York, 1972.
Good section on the carvings of the Inuit, pp.93-97.
Once Upon An Eskimo Time
. Alaska Northest Books, Anchorage. Bothell, 1987.
A one year cycle of Inuit life on the northwest coast of Alaska, as told to Ms. Wilder by her mother “Nedercook”. An excellent resource for students as well as teachers.