10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UMIAK»
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Bark Canoes and Skin Boats of North America
"The definitive book on the subject."John...
Edwin Tappan Adney, Howard Irving Chapelle, 2007
The Art of Greenland: Sculpture, Crafts, Painting
Boy in umiak. Photograph taken by Jette Bang in 1962 at Sermiligaq, on the east
coast. Arctic Institute, Copenhagen. The. umiak. While the kayak was a one-man
craft for men capable of hunting, the umiak, the women's boat, was a general ...
CHAPTER 1 5 THE NORTHERN UMIAK: ' SHELTER, BOUNDARY, IDENTITY
SUSAN W. FAIR The umiak is a large traditional skin-covered boat used widely
by northern Native peoples in circumpolar seas, from Siberia to Greenland (tig.
Kenneth A. Breisch, Alison K. Hoagland, 2005
Settlements, Kinship and Hunting Grounds in Traditional ...
Fig. 10. Umiaq departing from Aap- pilattoq, Upernavik, 1935. (Photo W.
Thalbitzer/Arktisk Institut). ward, but could also be propelled in a favourable wind
by a square sail. Since the umiak lacked an outside keel, one could not tack with
The Alaska Almanac: Facts about Alaska
(SEE ALSO Baidarka) The Eskimo umiak is a traditional skin-covered boat whose
design has changed little over the centuries. Although umiaks are mostly
powered by outboard motors today, paddles are still used when stalking game
The Canoe in Canadian Cultures
Since even the plain umiak ends, whether rounded or squared, are wider on top
than below to form flam in the skin cover, the umiak appears the likely source of
the Aleut bifid kayak bow to be discussed further below. Umiaks appear to be ...
Bruce W. Hodgins, John Jennings, Doreen Small, 2001
The Inuit had kayaks, but also used a larger, open boat called an umiak. Umiaks
could be as long as 30 to 40 feet and were five to six feet wide. A large umiak
could carry 10 or more people and up to 1,000 pounds of goods. Like the kayak,
Craig A. Doherty, Katherine M. Doherty, 2008
Southernmost People of Greenland -- Dialects and Memories: ...
As he was sailing along quite peacefully he suddenly heard an umiak coming.
He looked everywhere. He could not see anyone. Then he closed his eyes: just
as he thought an umiak was coming up behind him and it was very close by.
Umiak nodded, heart sad. “A woman knows this. Yet a mother and a wife must do
what she can.” “You have given your Raven spirit away to your son,”
Grandmother reminded her.Her rounded mouth matched her eyes as she
Must We Mean What We Say?: A Book of Essays
But now imagine that you are in your armchair reading a book of reminiscences
and come across the word "umiak." You reach for your dictionary and look it up.
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10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UMIAK»
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Alaska sea ice shows effect of climate change
The 58-year-old captain of an umiak, a traditional seal-skin whaling boat, has ... That has made it more dangerous to haul their umiaks to the distant edges of the ... «Boston Globe, Jul 15»
Vale to Process First Nickel Shipment in Long Harbour
To reach the mine and transport goods and workers to-and-fro, the company uses a polar-class icebreaking cargo ship called Umiak I. On its trip back, the ship ... «International Business Times AU, May 15»
Vale Long Harbour nickel plant gets first shipment from Voisey's Bay
The concentrate was delivered on an arctic class vessel specially built for Vale, called the MV Umiak 1. At full capacity, the ship will deliver up to 30,000 tonnes ... «CBC.ca, May 15»
Polar powerhouse makes a visit
Fednav owns and operates two other powerful icebreaking vessels, the MV Arctic and the MV Umiak I, that serve the Voisey Bay nickel mine in northern ... «TheChronicleHerald.ca, Feb 15»
A drone boost for a Canadian Arctic icebreaker and cargo ship
The Nunavik's sister ship, MV Umiak I, is contracted to carry nickel concentrate year-round from northern Labrador's Voisey's Bay to Quebec City, for a subsidiary ... «Toronto Star, Jan 15»
Blog: Ice Navigator in the Arctic (7)
MV Umiak was Fednav's next high ice class ship, but unlike the OBO MV Arctic, MV Umiak is a bulk carrier, working the mines in Deception Bay and Voisey's ... «The Maritime Executive, Sep 14»
Possibles rejets de nickel au port de Québec: un navire inspecté
Le navire Umiak I fait la navette entre la mine de nickel de Voisey's Bay, au Labrador, et le port de Québec. En juin, Environnement Canada s'est rendu à deux ... «LaPresse.ca, Aug 14»
Salmon bake comes to Alaska State Fair
Some signature items to try at the salmon bake, Hayden said, are “The Umiak,” meaning “skin boat” in the Inupiat language, and Akutaq, or Eskimo ice cream. «Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman, Aug 14»
Fun to be had in Waterbury, Vt.
Onsite kayak rentals are available from Umiak Outdoor Outfitters, www.umiak.com. Waterbury Center State Park is set on a 90-acre peninsula on the Waterbury ... «Boston Globe, Jul 14»
To get the ore out, the company makes use of a purpose built polar-class ice breaking bulk carrier, the Umiak I. This is the world's most powerful ice breaking ... «Business Excellence Magazine, Jul 14»