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Apassingok, Anders (Iyaaka), Willis Walunga (Kepelgu), and Edward Tennant (Tengutkalek), eds.
1985 Sivuqam Nangaghnegha: Siivanllemta Ungipaqellghat (Lore of St. Lawrence Island: Echoes of our Eskimo Elders). Volume 1: Gambell, Volume 2: Savoonga. Volume 3: Southwest Cape. Unalakleet: Bering Strait School District.

Amundsen, Roald E. G.
1908 Roald Amundsen's "The Northwest Passage." Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship "Gjöa," 1903-1907 . . . 2 vols. New York: E. P. Dutton; and London: A. Constable, Vol. I, pp. 1-335; illus.; map.

Beechey, Sir Frederick W.
1968 (1831) Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait to Cooperate with the Polar Expeditions Performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom…in the Years 1825, 26, 27, 28…London: Colburn and Bentley.

Birket-Smith, Kaj
1945 Ethnographical Collections from the Northwest Passage. Translated from the Danish by W. E. Calvert. Report of the Fifth Thule Expedition, 1921-24, vol. 6, pt. 2, pp. [7]-286; Bibliography, pp. [287]-291; illus. Copenhagen.

Black, Lydia
1991 Glory Remembered: Wooden Headgear of Alaska Sea Hunters. Juneau: Alaska State Museums.

Boas, Franz
1888 The Central Eskimo. In Sixth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology . . ., 1884–85, pp. [409]-658. Washington: Government Printing Office.

Bodfish, Waldo Sr.
1991 Kusiq: An Eskimo Life History from the Arctic Coast of Alaska. Edited by William Schneider, in collaboration with Leona Kisautq Okakok and James Mumigana Nageak. Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press.

Bogoras, Waldemar
1904-09 The Chukchee. In The Jesup North Pacific Expedition, Vol. 7, edited by Franz Boas, and Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History, Vol. 11. Leyden: A. J. Brill; and New York: A. Stechert.
1913 The Eskimo of Siberia. In The Jesup North Pacific Expedition, Vol. 8, edited by Franz Boas, and Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History, Vol. 12, Part 3, pp. 419-456. Leyden: A. J. Brill and New York: A. Stechert.

Brower, Charles
1943 Fifty Years below Zero: A Lifetime of Adventure in the Far North. 4th ed. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, pp. 6-310; illus.

Burch, Ernest S., Jr.
1981 The Traditional Eskimo Hunters of Point Hope, Alaska: 1800-1875. Barrow: North Slope Borough.
1998 The Iñupiaq Eskimo Nations of Northwest Alaska. Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press.

Carius, Helen Slwooko
1979 Sevukakmet: Ways of Life on St. Lawrence Island. Anchorage: Alaska Pacific University Press.

Collins, Henry
1937 Archeology of St. Lawrence Island, Alaska. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office.

Dall, William H.
1870 Alaska and its Resources. Lee and Shepard, Boston.

Dumond, Don E.
1987 The Eskimos and Aleuts. Revised edition. London: Thames and Hudson.

Fienup-Riordan, Ann
1996 The Living Tradition of Yup'ik Masks: Agayuliyararput, Our Way of Making Prayer. University of Washington Press, Seattle.
2005 Yup'ik Elders at the Ethnologisches Museum Berlin: Fieldwork Turned on Its Head. Yup'ik translations by Marie Meade. German translations by Sonja Lührmann, Anja Karlson, and Adelaid Pauls. Seattle: University of Washington Press in association with Calista Elders Council, Bethel, Alaska.

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

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

Frolich, Bruno, Albert B. Harper and Rolf Gilberg
2002 To the Aleutians and Beyond: The Anthropology of William S. Laughlin. Publications of the National Museum Ethnolographical Series Vol. 20. National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen.

Geist, Otto W. and Froelich G. Rainey
1936 Archaeological Excavation at Kukulik, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska: Preliminary Report. Miscellaneous Publications, University of Alaska, Vol. II. Washington: U. S. Government Printing Office.

Giddings, J. Louis
1964 The Archaeology of Cape Denbigh. Providence: Brown University Press.

Healy, M. A.
1889 Report of the Cruise of the Revenue Marine Steamer Corwin in the Arctic Ocean in the Year 1884. Washington: Government Printing Office.

Himmelheber, Hans
1993 Eskimo Artists (Fieldwork in Alaska, June 1936 until April 1937). Translation of Eskimoküntsler, 1938. Introduction by Ann Fienup-Riordan. University of Alaska Press, Fairbanks.

Hooper, Calvin L.
1881 Report on the Cruise of the U.S. Revenue Steamer Corwin in the Arctic Ocean, November 1, 1880. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office.

Hughes, Charles Campbell
1984 Saint Lawrence Island Eskimo. In Handbook of North American Indians, Vol. 5, Arctic, edited by David Damas, pp. 262-277. William C. Sturtevant, general editor. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution.

Jacobsen, Johan Adrian
1884 Alaskan Voyage, 1881-1883 : An Expedition to the Northwest Coast of America. Translation by Erna Gunther from the German text by Adrian Woldt. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Jochelson, Waldemar
1908 The Koryak. Publications of the Jesup North Pacific Expedition. Vol. VI. Leiden: E. J. Brill; New York:G. E. Stechert

Jolles, Carol Zane
2002 Faith, Food, and Family in a Yupik Whaling Community. Seattle: University of Washington Press.

Kaplan, Lawrence D. (ed.)
1988 Ugiuvangmiut Quliapyuit King Island Tales: Eskimo History and Legends from Bering Strait. Transcribed and translated by Margaret Seeganna, Gertrude Analoak; compiled and edited by Lawrence D. Kaplan with assistance from Margaret Yocom; foreword by Louis L. Renner; introduction by Ursula Ellanna, Margaret Seeganna, Lawrence D. Kaplan. Fairbanks: Alaska Native Language Center and University of Alaska Press.

Kingston, Deanna M.
1999 Returning: Twentieth Century Performances of the King Island Wolf Dance. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Alaska, Fairbanks.

Krupnik, Igor; Willis Walunga (Kepelgu) and Vera Metcalf (Qaakaghlleq), editors
2002 Akuzilleput Igaqullghet: Our Words Put to Paper. Compiled by Igor Krupnik and Lars Krutak; edited by Igor Krupnik, Willis Walunga and Vera Metcalf. Washington, D.C: Arctic Studies Center, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.

Lantis, Margaret
1947 Alaskan Eskimo Ceremonialism. American Ethnological Society, Monograph 11. New York: J. J. Augustin, pp. ix-xiii, 1-121; Bibliography, pp. 123-127; maps.

Meade, Marie (translator) and Ann Fienup-Riordan (editor)
1996 Agayuliyararput: Kegginaqut, Kangiit-llu. Our Way of Making Prayer: Yup'ik Masks and the Stories They Tell. Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage.
2005 Ciuliamta Akliut Things of Our Ancestors: Yup'ik Elders Explore the Jacobsen Collection at the Ethnologisches Museum Berlin. University of Washington Press, Seattle.

Moore, Riley D.
1923 Social Life of the Eskimo of St. Lawrence Island. American Anthropologist 25(3):339-375.

Murdoch, John
1892 Ethnological Results of the Point Barrow Expedition. In Ninth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology 1887-'88. Washington: Government Printing Office.

Nelson, Edward William
1899 The Eskimo about Bering Strait. In Eighteenth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology . . ., 1896-'97. Washington: Government Printing Office.

Oakes, Jill and Rick Riewe
1998 Spirit of Siberia: Traditional Native Life, Clothing, and Footwear. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.

Oquilluk, William A., with the assistance of Laurel Bland
1973 People of Kauwerak: Legends of the Northern Eskimo. Alaska Review 17.

Ostermann, H., and E. Holtved (eds.)
1952 The Alaskan Eskimos as Described in the Posthumous Notes of Dr. Knud Rasmussen. Translated from the Danish by W. E. Calvert. Report of the Fifth Thule Expedition, 1921-24, vol. 10, no. 3. Copenhagen: Nordisk.

Oswalt, Wendell H.
1990 Bashful No Longer: An Alaskan Eskimo Ethnohistory, 1778-1988. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman.

Pulu, Tupou l. (Qipuk), Ruth (Tatqavin) Ramoth-Sampson, and Angeline (Ipiilik) Newlin
1980 Whaling: A Way of Life. Aġviġich Iglauninat Niġinmun. Anchorage: National Bilingual Materials Development Center, Rural Education, University of Alaska.

Rainey, Froelich G.
1947 The Whale Hunters of Tigara. Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, vol. 41, pt. 2, pp. 231-232, 235–283. New York.

Ray, Dorothy Jean
1967 Eskimo Masks: Art and Ceremony. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
1977 Eskimo Art: Tradition and Innovation in North Alaska. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
1981 Aleut and Eskimo Art: Tradition and Innovation in South Alaska. University of Washington Press, Seattle.
1984 Bering Strait Eskimo. In Handbook of North American Indians, Vol. 5, Arctic, edited by David Damas, pp. 285-302. William C. Sturtevant, general editor. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution.

Ray, Dorothy Jean (ed.)
1966 The Eskimo of St. Michael and Vicinity As Related by H. M. W. Edmonds. Anthropological Papers of the University of Alaska 13(2):1–104.

Ray, Patrick Henry
1885 Ethnographic Sketch of the Natives of Point Barrow. In Report of the International Polar Expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska, in Response to the Resolution of the House of Representatives of December 11, 1884, Part III, pp. 37-60. Washington: Government Printing Office.

Senungetuk, Vivian and Paul Tiulana
1987 A Place for Winter: Paul Tiulana's Story. Anchorage: The CIRI Foundation.

Silook, Roger S.
1976 Seevookuk: Stories the Old People Told on St. Lawrence Island. Anchorage: Alaska Publishing Company.

Spencer, Robert F.
1959 The North Alaskan Eskimo: A Study in Ecology and Society. Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 171. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press.
1984 North Alaska Coast Eskimo. In Handbook of North American Indians, Vol. 5, Arctic, edited by David Damas, pp. 320-337. William C. Sturtevant, general editor. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution.

Stoney, George M.
1900 Naval Explorations in Alaska: An Account of Two Naval Expeditions to Northern Alaska, with Official Maps of the Country Explored. 2nd edition. Annapolis, Maryland: United States Naval Institute.

Thornton, Harrison Robertson
1931 Among the Eskimos of Wales, Alaska, 1890-93. Edited and annotated by Neda S. Thornton and William M. Thornton, Jr. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press.

Van Stone, James
1962 Point Hope: An Eskimo Village in Transition. Seattle: University of Washington Press.

Williams, Maria
1992 Contemporary Alaska Native Dance: The Spirit of Tradition. In Native American Dance: Ceremonies and Social Traditions, edited by Charlotte Heth, pp. 149-167. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press with Starwood Publishing Inc.

Zimmerly, David W.
1986 Qayaq: Kayaks of Alaska and Siberia. Juneau: Alaska State Museum.