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QAJAQ: Kayaks of Siberia and Alaska

This book is the first edition of QAJAQ.   We have no copies remaining!   

David W. Zimmerly  
RR3, Stn Main
 
Perth, ON  K7H 3C5  CANADA

 

 

 

 

Table of Contents                                

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Acknowledgements

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Contents

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Preface

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Dedication                        

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Introduction

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Kayak Design
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Inland Kayaks

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Sea Kayaks

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Siberian and Alaskan Kayak Average Measurements

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Siberia
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Koryak

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Chukchi

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Siberian Eskimo

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Aleut
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One-hole

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Bow Shape

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Kayak Hats

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Kayak Construction
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Framework

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Skin Cover

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Waterproofing

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Two & Three-hole

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Kayak Use
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Sea Otter Hunting

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Fishing

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Warfare

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Speed Secrets

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Paddles and Paddling Techniques
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Ballast

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Kayak Rudder, Mast and Sail

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Navigation

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Damage Control

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Cultural Context of the Kayak

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Pacific Eskimo
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Kayak Construction

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Kodiak Eskimo
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One-hole Kodiak Kayak

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Three-hole Kodiak Kayak

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Kayak Use
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Sea Otter Hunting

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Whale Hunting

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Paddles and Paddling Technique

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Education

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Chugach Eskimo
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Construction

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Use

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Accessories

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Hunting Implements

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Anthropometric Measurements: Rule of Thumb

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Bailer

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Paddles and Paddling Technique

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Bering Sea
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Nunivak/Hooper Bay
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Kayak Building Ritual

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Kayak Design

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Paddling Techniques

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Kayak Accessolries

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Kayak Use

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Hooper Bay Kayak Technology

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Present Use

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Norton Sound

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Bering Strait
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Kayak Construction

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Cape Espenberg

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King Island
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Kayak Use

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Launching Procedure

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Capsize Recovery

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Hunting

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Freighting

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Two-hole Bering Strait Kayaks

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North Alaska
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Kayak Construction

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Kotzebue Sound/Point Barrow
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Kayak Use
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Hunting the Beluga Whale

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Capsize

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Paddling Techniques

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North Alaska Retrieval Kayak

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Taking Off Lines

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Nunamiut
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Spearing Caribou

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Kayak Construction

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Paddles
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Siberian and Alaskan Kayak Paddle-Type Distribution

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Specialized Paddles

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Aleut Paddles

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Pacific Eskimo Paddles

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Bering Sea Paddles

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Bering Strait Paddles

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North Alaska Paddles

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Conclusions

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Glossary

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References Cited

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Index

This was the first edition of QAJAQ.

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