INUIT DOLLS: REMINDERS OF A HERITAGE.


176 pp, oblong 8vo (8 1/2" H x 11" D), soft cover. ISBN 0919952380 Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs, maps. Some additional text in Inuktitut. "The ancient art of Inuit dollmaking is disappearing slowly but surely. The real Inuit play dolls have already come to an end and today, the only dolls that remain are collectors' dolls made by Inuit dollmakers for the southern retail market. We have put this book together, most particularly for the Inuit growing up today, in o rder to preserve an important part of their cultural heritage...." Interior - gift inscrption on first page, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear/wrinkling, minor rubbing. Very Good

Title: INUIT DOLLS: REMINDERS OF A HERITAGE.

Author Name: Strickler, Eva and Alookee, Anaoyok. Introduction by Razie Brownstone. Patricia Michael, editor.

Categories: Art - First Nations/Indigenous Art,

Publisher: Canadian Stage & Arts Publications, Toronto, 1988, first edition.:

Seller ID: 21724

Keywords: Inuit, Dolls, Dollmakers, Dollmaking, Play, Toys, Collectibles, Arctic, Canada, Canadian, Sewing, Fur, Fabric, Beads, Teeth, Bone, Clothing, Legends, Shamanic beliefs, Kamiks, Mittens, Eskimo, Traditional, Garments, Parkas, Arnapsalak, Packing, Baff,