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White Doctor and Eskimo Medicine Man

Culture/People:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
James Kivetoruk Moses, Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), 1902-1982  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
James Kivetoruk Moses, Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), 1902-1982  Search this
Title:
White Doctor and Eskimo Medicine Man
Object Name:
Painting
Media/Materials:
Paperboard, colored pencil, ink, watercolor
Techniques:
Drawn, painted
Dimensions:
31.8 x 44.6 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Nome; Bering Straits Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1964
Catalog Number:
25/9440
Barcode:
259440.000
See related items:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws608f4def2-f476-4c36-b038-6736e7c89895
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_275494
Online Media:

MS 2925 Report of the Northern Alaska Exploring Expedition

Creator:
Stoney, George Morse, 1852-1905  Search this
Culture:
Eskimo -- birth  Search this
Eskimo -- Boats  Search this
Eskimo -- Dwellings  Search this
Eskimo -- Clothing  Search this
Eskimo -- Hide preparation  Search this
Eskimo -- anthropometry  Search this
Eskimo -- Folklore  Search this
Eskimo -- Trade  Search this
Eskimo -- Medicine  Search this
Eskimo -- Children  Search this
Eskimo -- puberty  Search this
Eskimo -- sledge  Search this
Eskimo -- deer drive  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
April 13, 1884-November 9, 1886
Scope and Contents:
This published account follows the manuscript in the main, with minor editorial changes, especially in the paragraphing and in arrangement of the sections. However, there are some paragraphs and several entire sections in the manuscript which do not appear in the published account. Manuscript page number 160-163. "Boats." Includes drawing of oomiak, kayak, and birchbark canoe, page 161. 163-165. "Houses." Includes drawing of ground plan and cross-section, page 164. 165-167. "Clothing." 167. "Tanning Skins." 167-168. "Thread, Rope, etc." 168-169. Line drawing and description of Malemute sledge. 175-179. "The Second Expedition. ...lists of the provisions, small stores and clothing, outfit, and trade articles of the expedition." 180-199. "Aurora." Observations, August 25, 1885-May 31, 1886. 200-207. "Explorer, Engines and Boiler; Particulars and Dimensions." 208-209. "First Expedition. Stores taken in stem cutter Helena on her survey trip." 210-216; Measurements of Uneluk, Putnam River Malemute, male, aged 32; [217-219] Apaucuk, No-to-ark River, Malemute, male, aged ca. 42; Tatantuk, Norton Sound Malemute, age unknown. [220-238] "Meteorological Observations," including original data sheets.
Manuscript page Number 8. Paragraph concerning native village, N.W. side of Nunivak Island. 10. Paragraph concerning native village, S.W. side of Sledge Island. 60. "Ground plan of hut showing interior." Ink diagram of hut described in published text, page 40. 82. "Section of hut showing interior." Diagram of hut described in published text, page 46. 121-22. "The Chipp or Ik-pik-puk River." 122-122 1/2. "The Colville or Kinyanook River." 127. "Puberty" and "Birth." (Published version lists "Parturation" in contents, but does not treat it in text.) 129. Native population figures. 134-35. Last paragraph of "Doctors" section, describing cure for petty illnesses, using shaman's belt and a stick. (Last 3 paragraphs in published version under "Doctors," pages 90-91, are not in Manuscript.) 139. Diagram of deer drive. 152-157. Legends." (Published version lists in Contents, "Native Legends as Chap. XIII, but this chapter is not in text. Chap. XIV of the Contents, "All Aboard for Home," is not in the published text, nor is it in the Manuscript.) 157-60. "Trade." Gives "articles most in demand," and "price list obtained from the traders" with value of trade goods in terms of number of skins.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2925
Local Note:
See Lt. George M. Stoney, Naval Explorations in Alaska; An Account of Two Naval Expeditions to Northern Alaska, with Official Maps of the Country Explored, U.S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, Maryland, 1900, 105 pages, 3 maps, 7 plates. line drawings.
Topic:
Boats -- Eskimo  Search this
Dwellings -- Eskimo  Search this
Clothing -- Eskimo  Search this
Hide preparation -- Eskimo  Search this
Anthropology, physical -- Eskimo  Search this
Folklore -- Eskimo  Search this
Trade, gifts and exchanges -- Eskimo  Search this
Medicine -- Eskimo  Search this
Children and childbirth -- Eskimo  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2925, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2925
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2925

Episode 16

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Podcast
MIME Type:
audio/x-mpeg
Uploaded:
Wed, 10 Aug 2011 15:00:00 GMT
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
See more episodes:
Tapestry of the Times
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:podcasts_53c8343cd853d93621f0228717240e76

eskimo eyeshades; sunglasses; goggles

Measurements:
overall: 1 3/4 in x 5 3/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 4.445 cm x 13.6525 cm x 5.3975 cm
Object Name:
Sunglasses, Eskimo
eskimo eyeshades
sunglasses
goggles
Other Terms:
Sunglasses, Eskimo; Medicine
Credit Line:
Bruce A. and Georgia C. Hedrick
ID Number:
1981.0273.01
Accession number:
1981.0273
Catalog number:
1981.0273.01
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-880f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_723506
Online Media:

eskimo eyeshades; sunglasses; goggles

Measurements:
overall: 3/4 in x 5 3/4 in; 1.905 cm x 14.605 cm
Object Name:
Sunglasses, Eskimo
eskimo eyeshades
sunglasses
goggles
Other Terms:
Sunglasses, Eskimo; Medicine
Credit Line:
Bruce A. and Georgia C. Hedrick
ID Number:
1981.0273.02
Accession number:
1981.0273
Catalog number:
1981.0273.02
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-8810-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_723507
Online Media:

Tapestry of the Times - Episode 16

Publisher:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Object type:
Lesson Plan
Data source:
SI Center for Learning and Digital Access
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SCLDA_4568

Eskimo medicine man / Otto George

Author:
George, Otto  Search this
Subject:
George, Otto  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 278 p., [22] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
Alaska
Date:
1978
1978, c1979
Topic:
Physicians  Search this
Health officers  Search this
Eskimos--Medical care  Search this
Eskimos--Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
R154.G343 A3 1979
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_471211

The hands feel it : healing and spirit presence among a northern Alaskan people / Edith Turner

Author:
Turner, Edith L. B. 1921-  Search this
Physical description:
xxviii, 260 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Alaska
Date:
1996
Topic:
Eskimos--Medicine  Search this
Eskimos--Religion  Search this
Ethnology--Fieldwork  Search this
Spiritual biography  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_725713

Náparsimassugdlit atuartagagssait : nugterdlugit Kavdlunait nakorsaisa agdlagait, maligtarineruvdlugit: "Thornams lægebog," "Huslægen af Raspaïl" / agdlagkat Carl Hagen mit

Author:
Hagen, Carl  Search this
Thornam, August Wilhelm Blade af en læges dagbog  Search this
Raspail, F.-V (François-Vincent) 1794-1878 Huslægen  Search this
Physical description:
72 p. ; 20 cm
Type:
Texts
Place:
Greenland
Date:
1866
Topic:
Kalâtdlisut dialect--Texts  Search this
Eskimo languages  Search this
Eskimos--Medicine  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Medicine, Eskimo  Search this
Call number:
PM64 .H34 1866
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_529800

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