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Across the Keewatin icefields

Christian Leden

Across the Keewatin icefields

three years among the Canadian Eskimos, 1913-1916

by Christian Leden

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Published by Watson & Dwyer in Winnipeg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Leden, Christian. -- Journeys -- Northwest Territories -- Keewatin.,
  • Inuit -- Northwest Territories -- Keewatin.,
  • Keewatin (N.W.T.) -- Description and travel.

  • About the Edition

    This account of three years" travel with the Eskimos of the Keewatin region of the Northwest Territories in 1913-1916, includes photographs developed on the trail and accounts of the recording of native music. First translation from the original German.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Christian Leden ; translation by Leslie Neatby ; edited with an introduction by Shirlee Anne Smith.
    ContributionsSmith, Shirlee Anne.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE99.E7 L3813 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 298 p. :
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21283669M
    ISBN 100920486193, 0920486460

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