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Record #179834:

The gender of the bear / Christopher G. Trott.

Title: The gender of the bear / Christopher G. Trott.
Author(s): Trott, Christopher G.
Date: 2006.
In: Études Inuit = Inuit Studies. (2006.), Vol. 30(1) (2006)
Abstract: Suggests homological relationship between symbolism surrounding polar bear and categorisation of gender among Inuit. Explores significance of symbol of bear. Summarises debate about concept of Inuit gender categories, focusing on construction of "third" gender. Proposes model allowing scholars to understand both symbolic significance of bears and gender in new way.
Notes:

Études Inuit = Inuit Studies. Vol. 30(1) :89-109 (2006).

French abstract.

Keywords: 291.612 -- Shamanism.
299 -- Religions, indigenous.
39 -- Ethnography: Eskimo.
113/119 -- Attitudes to nature.
398 -- Native peoples, folk beliefs and tales.
599.742.2 -- Ursidae: Ursus maritimus.
T -- Social anthropology and ethnography.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*41) -- Canada.
SPRI record no.: 179834

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