Anguyiim Nalliini/Time of Warring: The History of by Ann Fienup-Riordan,Alice Rearden

By Ann Fienup-Riordan,Alice Rearden

This ebook attracts on little-known oral histories from the Yup’ik humans of southwest Alaska to element a interval of bow-and-arrow conflict that happened within the sector among 1300 and 1800. the results of greater than thirty years of study, dialogue, and box recordings regarding multiple hundred Yup’ik women and men, Anguyiim Nalliini tells a narrative not only of conflict and violence, but in addition of its cultural context—the origins of position names, the expansion of indigenous architectural practices, the personalities of well-liked warriors and leaders, and the eventual institution of peaceable coexistence.

The publication is gifted in bilingual structure, with facing-page translations, and it'll be hailed as a landmark paintings within the examine of Alaska local heritage and anthropology.

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