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Chaussonnet, Valerie, ed. Crossroads Alaska: Native Cultures of Alaska and Siberia. Washington, D.C.: Arctic Studies Center, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, 1995.

Collins, Henry B., Frederica de Laguna, Edmund Carpenter, and Peter Stone. The Far North: 2,000 Years of American Eskimo and Indian Art. Washington,
D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 1973.

Fitzhugh, William W., and Aron Crowell, eds. Crossroads of Continents: Cultures of Siberia and Alaska. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1988.

Fitzhugh, William W., and Susan A. Kaplan. Inua: Spirit World of the Bering
Sea Eskimo.
Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1982.

Hall, Edwin S., Jr. The Eskimo Storyteller: Folktales from Noatak, Alaska. Knoxville: University of Tennessee, 1975.

Isto, Sara A. Cultures in the North: Multi-Media Resource List. Fairbanks: University of Alaska Center for Northern Educational Research.

Nelson, Edward W. "The Eskimo About Bering Strait." Bureau of American Ethnology Annual Report, vol. 1, pp. 1-518. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1899. Olmert, Michael. "The True Face of Eskimo Life." Smithsonian, 13, no. 2 (May 1982). pp. 50-59.

Tennant, Edward A., and Joseph N. Betar, eds. Yupik Lore, Oral Tradition of an Eskimo People. Bethel, Alaska: Lower Kuskokwim District, 1981.

"The Being Sea Eskimos: 100 Years Ago." Faces, I (3) pp. 18-22. Cobblestone Publishing Company, 1984.

Vick, Ann, ed. The Cama-i Book. Garden City, N.Y.: Anchor Books, 1983. (Oral history stories gathered by students in southwestern Alaska.)



Information on current Arctic research at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History can be found at the Arctic Studies Center . The site includes Crossroads of Continents, a fascinating virtual museum exhibition that explores North Pacific cultures from the end of the last Ice Age to the modern day.

Arctic Circle provides coverage of contemporary issues in the circumpolar Arctic. Included at the site are links to environmental, cultural, and historic resources.

Teachers and others interested in information about Native peoples of Alaska should visit the Alaska Native Knowledge Network . The site also contains a searchable database of culturally-based curriculum resources.



All color photographs are by Dr. William Fitzhugh of the National Museum of Natural History. All other images are from the collections of the National Museum of Natural History. Images copyright Smithsonian Institution.



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