Houses of Snow, Skin and Bones by Bonnie Shemie
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Houses of Snow, Skin and Bones
By Bonnie Shemie

Houses of Snow, Skin and Bones

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Houses of Snow, Skin and Bones by Bonnie Shemie

Book Description

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 on the classic snow igloo which could be constructed in a few hours for emergency shelter."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780887763052
ISBN-10: 0887763057
Format: Paperback
(205mm x 228mm x 6mm)
Pages: 24
Imprint: Tundra Books
Publisher: Tundra Books
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1996
Country of Publication: Canada

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Author Biography - Bonnie Shemie

Bonnie Shemie was born in Ohio and attended college in Pennsylvania. She came to visit her brother in Montreal in 1972 and decided to stay on to paint, marry, and raise a family. In addition to her books on Native architecture for children, she has designed stained glass windows and architectural ornamentation. Her paintings sell in fine galleries in the Montreal area.

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