Inuit Art) BLODGETT, Jean (curator).
Title: Coming and Going of the Shaman : Eskimo Shamanism and Art. The Winnipeg ArtGallery, March 11 to June 11, 1978
Publisher:  Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, 1978, ISBN:0889150680
Seller ID: 94947
BLODGETT, Jean (curator). The Coming and Going of the Shaman : Eskimo Shamanism and Art. The Winnipeg Art Gallery, March 11 to June 11, 1978. (Winnipeg : Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1979). Pp -246,(2). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated dark brown card covers. Crandall & Crandall, An Annotated Bibliography of Inuit Art 502. Contents : Foreword. Introduction. 1. Aangakoq : Eskimo shaman. 2. Becoming a shaman. 3. Spirits and spirit helpers. 4. Characteristics, attributes and abilities of the shaman. 5. Transformation. 6. Flight. 7. Bear, bird and walrus. 8. Functions and duties of the shaman. 9. Ceremonies, festivals and seances. 10. Shamanic paraphernalia. 11. Faces and masks. 12. Amulets, charms and magic. 13. The role of the shaman in the community. 14. The passing of the shaman. 15. At the centre. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES MAY APPLY DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Covers rubbed and edgeworn, else very good. 45.00