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Contributor:Angutitchauk, Thomas | Felix, Edward | Gibbons, Jimmy | Hill, Marian | Katlak, Thomas | Kekpak, Doris | Niptnatiak, Naomi | Sheetoga, Phillip | Ungunga, Hugh, (Tapatai?) | Uvinaiyak, David | Webster, Donald H. (Donald Humphry), 1930-
Subject:Fishing | Food | Hunting | Linguistics | Northwest Territories--History | Nunavut--History | Religion
Extent:11 sound tape reels (2 hr., 4 min.) : DIGITIZED
Description: Field recordings of Inuit languages recorded in 1968 in Eskimo Point, Baker Lake, Coppermine, Cambridge Bay, Baffin Island, and Rankin Inlet. The language consultants include Tom Kalanyek (Inuvik), Edward Felix (Tuktoyaktuk), Naomi Niptnatiak (Kugluktuk), Doris Kekpak (Cambridge Bay), Thomas Angutitchauk (Gjoa Haven), Jimmy Gibbons (Repulse Bay, resident of Arviat), Hugh Ungunga (also named Tapatai?) (Baker Lake), Phillip Sheetoga (Rankin Inlet), David Uvingayak and Thomas Katlak (Arviat), Rebecca Kitsualik (Pond Inlet, resident of Gjoa Haven), Martha Adams (Kuujjuaq, resident of Rankin Inlet). (NOTE: This material has been digitized and can be accessed online for free by users not physically at the APS Library through a login and password. Please see our Audio Access Page for information on how to request these materials.)
Collection:Canadian Eskimo Dialects (Mss.Rec.74)
Subject:Ethnography | Food | Labrador--History | Linguistics | Music | Nunavut--History | Social life and customs | Stories
Extent:184 pages; 2900 slips; 18 drawings
Description: The Inuit materials in the ACLS collection consist of several items in the "Eskimo" section of the finding aid. The core materials are Boas' fieldwork materials from Baffinland in 1883, his first fieldwork trip. "Eskimo ethnographic notes from Baffinland" (item 26) includes vocabulary, texts, and ethnographic notes. "Eskimo texts" (item E1a.1) includes several text written in syllabic script, and includes other texts as well, some with interlinear translations, and additional vocabulary lists. This material comes from Hamilton Inlet (Labrador), Hudson Bay, and Cumberland Sound. "Eskimo interlinear texts" (item E1a.2) includes brief additional texts. Boas' "Eskimo lexicon" (item E1a.3) consists of an extensive German-Inuit vocabulary file of over 2900 slips. Boas' "Eskimo Songs" (item E1a.4) consists of song texts with translations. Lastly, "Eskimo folklore" (item 32) consists of materials on stories, customs, and cooking and building methods, sent to Boas by George Comer, largely from the Southampton Island and Repulse Bay region. A table of contents of the Comer materials is available upon request.
Collection:ACLS Collection (American Council of Learned Societies Committee on Native American Languages, American Philosophical Society) (Mss.497.3.B63c)
Contributor:Boas, Franz, 1858-1942
Extent:2 notebooks, 1 folder
Description: The Inuit materials in the Boas Field Notebooks and Anthropometric Data collection consist of varied linguistic and ethnographic notes, some in German shorthand, as well as sketches, found in his "Baffinland diary" and "Baffinland notebook" from his first fieldwork trip in 1883-1884. See also his "Inuit Vocabularies and proper names," located in box 3.
Collection:Franz Boas early field notebooks and anthropometric data (Mss.B.B61.5)
Contributor:Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 | König, Herbert, 1911-1991 | Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950
Description: The Inuit materials in the Siebert Papers are primarily composed of secondary sources located in Series IV and VII, labelled as "Eskimo."
Collection:Frank Siebert Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.97)
Extent:1 linear foot
Description: The Inuit materials in the Franz Boas Professional Papers consist of approximately 11 folders, 3 diaries, 2 sketchbooks, and numerous maps and illustrations. Most of this material surrounds Boas' first fieldwork trip of his career to Baffin Island ("Baffinland") in 1883-1884. Under "Boas, Franz," most of this materials are labelled under "Arctic Expedition" or "Baffinland." These include Boas' diaries and sketchbooks, as well as typed translations of them. See also materials listed under "Weike, Wilhelm" for the diary of Boas' assistant during the expedition. The correspondence file for "Comer, George" contains additional information, as may other correspondence files.
Collection:Franz Boas Personal and Professional Papers (Mss.B.B61p)
Description: The Inuit materials in the Phillips Fund collection consist of 1 item. Materials in this collection are listed alphabetically by last name of author. See materials listed under "Webster, D. H. and Wilfried Zibell": Report (38 p.) on fieldwork between Inuvik and Churchill, Canada, on various Inuit languages. The report includes details of the consultants, locations, phonologies, orthographies used, and transcriptions of lexica collected. The accompanying audio recordings are listed separately in this guide.
Collection:Phillips Fund for Native American Research Collection (Mss.497.3.Am4)
Description: Douglas Hitch of Northwest Territories Education sent William Bright several publications related to the writing systems of Inuit languages.
Collection:William O. Bright Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.142)