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Record #152121:

St. Lawrence Island joint-tattooing: spiritual/medicinal functions and inter-continental possibilities / Lars Krutak.

Title: St. Lawrence Island joint-tattooing: spiritual/medicinal functions and inter-continental possibilities / Lars Krutak.
Author(s): Krutak, Lars.
Date: 1999.
In: Études Inuit = Inuit Studies. (1999.), Vol. 23(1-2) (1999)
Abstract: Preliminary study of significance of tattoos among Yupiget noting parallels of belief with ancient Chinese medicine, particularly in concept of joints as vehicular 'highways' along which evil entities travel.
Notes:

Études Inuit = Inuit Studies. Vol. 23(1-2) :229-252 (1999).

Keywords: 39 -- Ethnography: Eskimo.
299 -- Religions, indigenous.
615.8 -- Traditional medicine.
T -- Social anthropology and ethnography.
(*49) -- Alaska.
(*495.6) -- St. Lawrence Island.
SPRI record no.: 152121

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