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Houses of snow, skin and bone.

Bonnie Shemie

Houses of snow, skin and bone.

by Bonnie Shemie

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Published by Tundra Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesNative dwellings
The Physical Object
Pagination23cm.24. Col.ill. 2BCD.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22415978M
ISBN 100887762409

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Houses of snow, skin and bones (Native Dwellings) Paperback – June 1, by Bonnie Shemie (Author)5/5(3). Black-and-white and color drawings show the tools used, and how the snow house, the quarmang, the Alaskan sod-house, and the tent or tupiq were built. And of course, A look at the fascinating shelters that Native communities in the Far North built, using only materials their environment provided: snow, stone, sod, skin, bones, and any driftwood /5.

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reviews Black-and-white and color drawings show the tools used, and how the snow house, the quarmang, the Alaskan sod-house, and the tent or tupiq were built. “Shemie has succeeded once again in creating an authoritative and intriguing non-fiction book that explores the lives of people.

Houses of Snow, Skin and Bones: To find shelter in the Far North requires great ingenuity. From the igloo, or igluvigak, one of the most intriguing shelters humans have ever built; to the quarmang with its stone foundations which have lasted a thousand years; to the sod-houses built into the ground and covered with earth; the Native peoples of the Arctic found extraordinary ways to survive one.

A look at the fascinating shelters that Native communities in the Far North built, using only materials their environment provided: snow, stone, sod, skin, bones, and any driftwood picked up along the shores.

Black-and-white and color drawings show the tools used, and how the snow house, the quarmang, the Alaskan sod-house, and the tent or tupiq were built.

And of course, there’s information. The simple homes of Arctic people are widely praised for their efficiency. Arctic people built different homes for different seasons, using simple tools and easy-to-find materials. Learn how the shapes and styles of these homes helped them survive the hars. Houses of snow, skin and bones Paperback – June 1 by Bonnie Shemie (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings.

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While I didn’t love it, I did enjoy it and it was the perfect book to kick off October with. The Bone Houses is a fantasy novel about Ryn, a gravedigger in a small town/5. Houses Of Snow, Skin And Bones by Bonnie Shemie,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(7). Houses of snow, skin and bones: native dweliings.

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The back cover and front notes of Houses of Snow, Skin and Bones emphasize the "over a year" that was spent researching this book.

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Receive free shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership.Works such as Houses of Snow, Skin, and Bones and Houses of Bark have captured attention for the way in which the author integrates information about the construction of such dwellings with details about the lives of the people who built and lived in these homes.

Shemie "places house-building within its cultural context," Goldsmith stated.