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Jenness, Diamond 1886-1969

Overview
Works: 415 works in 1,264 publications in 3 languages and 13,586 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Bibliography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Diaries  Folklore  Music  Bibliographies  Juvenile works  Biographies  Academic theses 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Composer, Author of introduction, Other, Cartographer
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The Indians of Canada by Diamond Jenness( Book )

150 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes Eskimos
The Indians of Canada by Diamond Jenness( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 614 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 )

29 editions published between 1933 and 1973 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers cover the geological and biological background, archaeology and ethnology. Includes paper by D. Jenness: The problem of the Eskimo
Dawn in Arctic Alaska by Diamond Jenness( )

17 editions published between 1957 and 1985 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account of his winter alone with natives of the north coast of Alaska in 1913
The economics of Cyprus : a survey to 1914 by Diamond Jenness( Book )

19 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of the Copper Eskimos by Diamond Jenness( Book )

11 editions published between 1922 and 2015 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The series of reports of which this is Volume XII and the first complete volume to be issued, will give the narrative and scientific results of the Canadian Arctic Expedition, 1913-18. The expedition, under the command of Mr. Vilhjalmur Stefansson, was originally planned to remain in the field from 1913 to 1916 and many earlier publications refer to it as the Canadian Arctic Expedition, 1913 -16. Although many members of the scientific staff were officers of the Geological Survey of the Department of Mines, general direction of the expedition for administrative purposes was place in the hands of the Department of the Naval Service
The northern D'Entrecasteaux by Diamond JENNESS( Book )

26 editions published between 1920 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eskimo administration by Diamond Jenness( Book )

10 editions published between 1962 and 1968 in English and French and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume two contains history
The corn goddess and other tales from Indian Canada by Diamond Jenness( Book )

37 editions published between 1956 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author has two objectives in view, first to select such tales as appear to possess literary merit and second to choose them from every part of Canada in order that the reader may gain a conception of the Indian's outlook on the universe around him - an outlook that was essentially uniform in spite of superficial differences between one region and another
Canadian Inuit literature : the development of a tradition by Robin McGrath( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 216 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
The Ojibwa Indians of Parry Island : their social and religious life by Diamond Jenness( Book )

21 editions published between 1935 and 1985 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

21 editions published between 1931 and 1985 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sarcee Indians of Alberta by Diamond Jenness( Book )

24 editions published between 1938 and 1985 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The estuary bison pound site in Southwestern Saskatchewan by Gary F Adams( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Masters thesis, University of Saskatchewan, describing excavations at the Estuary Bison Pound site in 1971 and 1972. A Diamond Jeness memorial volume
Once upon a river : archaeology and geology of the Bow River Valley at Calgary, Alberta, Canada by Michael Wilson( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prehistory of the Aishihik-Kluane area, southwest Yukon territory by William B Workman( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pre-Dorset settlements at the Seahorse Gully site by David Alexander Meyer( Book )

4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Masters thesis. Attempt to recreate the settlement pattern of pre-Dorset Eskimos
Bella Coola Indian music : a study of the interaction between northwest coast Indian structures and their functional context by Anton Frederick Kolstee( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the interaction between Northwest Coast Indian Strutures and their Functional Context
The people of the twilight by Diamond Jenness( Book )

41 editions published between 1928 and 1995 in English and German and held by 144 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
 
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The Indians of Canada The Indians of Canada
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The Indians of CanadaDawn in Arctic AlaskaThrough darkening spectacles : memoirs of Diamond Jenness
Alternative Names
Diamond Jenness anthropologue, en poste au Muséum national d'Ottawa, Canada

Diamond Jenness Canadees antropoloog (1886-1969)

Diamond Jenness Canadian anthropologist

Diamond Jenness kanadischer Tagebuchschreiber und Anthropologe

Jenness, D. 1886-1969

Jenness, D. (Diamond), 1886-1969

Languages
English (464)

French (7)

German (3)