Taprarmiuni Kassiyulriit: Stebbins Dance Festival


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Anatole Bogeyaktuk and Charlie Steve were members of the last generation of Yup ik men to be raised in the qasgi (communal men s house) and witness first-hand the dances and gift-giving that were so much a part of traditional life along the Bering Sea coast. These two Stebbins elders describe the complex rituals of the dance festival in remarkable detail. Their memories were recorded in their native Yup ik language, then transcribed and translated into English by Sophie Shield and Marie Meade and edited by Ann Fienup ...

Taprarmiuni Kassiyulriit: Stebbins Dance Festival 2004, University of Alaska Press

ISBN-13: 9781555000837

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