Agayuliyararput/Our Way of Making Prayer: Kegginaqut, by Ann Fienup-Riordan,Marie Meade PDF

By Ann Fienup-Riordan,Marie Meade

Drawing at the remembrances of elders who have been born within the early 1900s and observed the final masked Yup�ik dances sooner than missionary efforts compelled their decline, Agayuliyararput is a suite of first-person bills of the wealthy tradition surrounding Yup�ik mask. tales via thirty-three elders from all over the place southwestern Alaska, offered in parallel Yup�ik and English texts, contain a wealth of data in regards to the construction and serve as of mask and the surroundings within which they flourished. The full-length, unannotated tales are whole with gains of oral storytelling reminiscent of repetition and digression; the language of the English translation follows the Yup�ik idiom as heavily as possible.

Reminiscences in regards to the cultural surroundings of masked dancing are grouped into chapters at the conventional Yup�ik ceremonial cycle, using mask, lifestyles within the qasgiq (communal men�s house), the supression and revival of masked dancing, maskmaking, and dance and track. tales are grouped geographically, representing the Yukon, Kuskokwim, and coastal parts. the themes of the tales and the mask made to accompany them are the Arctic animals, beings, and typical forces on which people depended.

This publication can be precious through the Yup�ik citizens of southwestern Alaska and a world viewers of linguists, folklorists, anthropologists, and paintings historians.

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Drawing at the remembrances of elders who have been born within the early 1900s and observed the final masked Yup�ik dances earlier than missionary efforts compelled their decline, Agayuliyararput is a set of first-person money owed of the wealthy tradition surrounding Yup�ik mask. tales via thirty-three elders from in every single place southwestern Alaska, provided in parallel Yup�ik and English texts, comprise a wealth of knowledge in regards to the production and serve as of mask and the surroundings during which they flourished.

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