Never in Anger: Portrait of an Eskimo Family
Portrait of an eskimo family. Anthropologist Jean Briggs spent seventeen months living on a remote Arctic shore as the 'adopted daughter' of an Eskimo family. Through vignettes of daily life she unfold a warm and perceptive tale of the behavioral patterns of the Utku, their way of training children, and their handling of deviations from desired behavior.
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Family Life Expressions of Closeness
Hostility in Older
Transition to Older
Two Kin GroupsExpressions of Separate
Utku Dislike of Vola
Table of Seasonal Activities
Loss of Mothers Close
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