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By Ann Fienup-Riordan,Marie Meade

ISBN-10: 0295975091

ISBN-13: 9780295975092

ISBN-10: 0295998652

ISBN-13: 9780295998657

Drawing at the remembrances of elders who have been born within the early 1900s and observed the final masked Yup�ik dances ahead of missionary efforts compelled their decline, Agayuliyararput is a suite of first-person money owed of the wealthy tradition surrounding Yup�ik mask. tales by way of thirty-three elders from all over the place southwestern Alaska, provided in parallel Yup�ik and English texts, comprise a wealth of data in regards to the production and serve as of mask and the surroundings during which they flourished. The full-length, unannotated tales are entire with positive factors of oral storytelling reminiscent of repetition and digression; the language of the English translation follows the Yup�ik idiom as heavily as possible.

Reminiscences concerning the cultural environment of masked dancing are grouped into chapters at the conventional Yup�ik ceremonial cycle, using mask, lifestyles within the qasgiq (communal men�s house), the supression and revival of masked dancing, maskmaking, and dance and track. tales are grouped geographically, representing the Yukon, Kuskokwim, and coastal components. the topics of the tales and the mask made to accompany them are the Arctic animals, beings, and typical forces on which people depended.

This e-book may be precious through the Yup�ik citizens of southwestern Alaska and a global viewers of linguists, folklorists, anthropologists, and artwork historians.

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