The Inuit Amautik: I Like My Hood to Be Full

  title={The Inuit Amautik: I Like My Hood to Be Full},
  author={George S. C. Swinton and Bernadette Driscoll},
Driscoll describes the cultural and historical background of the amautik, the traditional parka of Inuit women. Swinton examines the imagery of the amautik in Inuit painting, drawing and sculpture. Includes a glossary of terms as well as works representing 14 cooperatives in the North West Territories and Quebec. Biographical notes. Bibl. 2 p. 


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