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Jenness, Diamond 1886-1969

Overview
Works: 292 works in 1,037 publications in 3 languages and 12,305 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  Biography  Diaries  Bibliography  History  Pictorial works  Juvenile works  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Composer, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: E99.E7, 917.129
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Most widely held works by Diamond Jenness
The Indians of Canada by Diamond Jenness( Book )

144 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1932, The Indians of Canada remains the most comprehensive works available on Canada's Indians. Part one includes chapters on languages, economic conditions, food resources, hunting and fishing, dress and adornment, dwellings, travel and transportation, trade and commerce, social and political organization, social life, religion, folklore and traditions, and drama, music, and art. The second part of the book describes the tribes in different groupings: the migratory tribbes of the eastern woodlands, the plains tribes, tribes of the Pacific coast, of the Cordillera, and the Mackenzie and Yukon River basins, and finally the Eskimo
The American aborigines: their origin and antiquity by Diamond Jenness( Book )

32 editions published between 1933 and 1973 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers cover the geological and biological background, archaeology and ethnology. Includes paper by D. Jenness: The problem of the Eskimo
The corn goddess and other tales from Indian Canada by Diamond Jenness( Book )

45 editions published between 1956 and 1985 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains Iroquois, Ojibwa, Sarcee, Sekani, Carrier, Coast Salish and Eskimo tales
The life of the Copper Eskimos by Diamond Jenness( Book )

24 editions published between 1922 and 1970 in English and German and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The northern D'Entrecasteaux by Diamond Jenness( Book )

19 editions published between 1920 and 2010 in English and French and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eskimo administration by Diamond Jenness( Book )

in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume two contains history
The Ojibwa Indians of Parry Island : their social and religious life by Diamond Jenness( Book )

26 editions published between 1935 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The economics of Cyprus : a survey to 1914 by Diamond Jenness( Book )

17 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and French and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sekani Indians of British Columbia by Diamond Jenness( Book )

26 editions published between 1931 and 1985 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sarcee Indians of Alberta by Diamond Jenness( Book )

26 editions published between 1938 and 1985 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canadian Inuit literature : the development of a tradition by Robin Gedalof( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents and briefly examines how Canada's Inuit moved from an oral tradition of literature in Inuktitut to a written tradition in their second language, English
Bella Coola Indian music : a study of the interaction between northwest coast Indian structures and their functional context by Anton Frederick Kolstee( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thule Eskimo prehistory of Cumberland Sound, Baffin Island, Canada by Peter Schledermann( Book )

4 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the prehistoric cultural development of the Thule Eskimo tradition in southern Baffin Island and its relationship to the present inhabitants of the region
Many voices : a study of folklore activities in Canada and their role in Canadian culture by Carole Henderson Carpenter( Book )

5 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The people of the twilight by Diamond Jenness( Book )

29 editions published between 1928 and 1995 in English and German and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account by an anthropologist of two years' residence (from 1914 to 1916) with the Eskimos of the Coronation Gulf region of the Northwest Territories
The Indian background of Canadian history by Diamond Jenness( Book )

19 editions published between 1937 and 1985 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eskimo songs : songs of the Copper Eskimos by Helen H Roberts( Book )

12 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a river : archaeology and geology of the Bow River Valley at Calgary, Alberta, Canada by Michael Wilson( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lest the beaver run loose : the early 17th century Christianson site and trends in historic neutral archaeology by William Richard Fitzgerald( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dawn in Arctic Alaska by Diamond Jenness( Book )

10 editions published between 1957 and 1973 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account of his winter alone with natives of the north coast of Alaska in 1913
 
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The Indians of Canada
Alternative Names
Diamond Jenness anthropologue, en poste au Muséum national d'Ottawa, Canada

Diamond Jenness Canadees antropoloog (1886-1969)

Diamond Jenness Canadian anthropologist

Jenness, D. 1886-1969

Jenness, D. (Diamond), 1886-1969

Languages
English (487)

French (5)

German (3)

Covers
Through darkening spectacles : memoirs of Diamond Jenness