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The Cloth Parka

By: Clark, Miss Vena

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alaska, University of Alaska / Cooperative Extension Service: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A35596

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "A parka or anorak is a type of coat with a hood, often lined with fur or faux fur. The Caribou Inuit invented this kind of garment, originally made from caribou or seal skin, for hunting and kayaking in the frigid Arctic. Some Inuit anoraks require regular coating with fish oil to retain their water resistance." View more info

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The Fur Parka

By: Clark, Miss Vena / Cooperative Extension Service

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alaska, University of Alaska / Cooperative Extension Service: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A35598

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with cardstock covers and a side stapled spine. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The front cover of the book has spots of toning / sunning. The text pages are clean and bright. "Invented by Caribou Inuits, parkas made of skins and sometimes fur were a necessary shield from the inclement weather in the Northwest Territories. The word ‘parka’ is derived from the Nenets language and means ‘animal skin’. Interestingly, it is the only Nenets word that has entered and remained in the English language. ... View more info