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As a complement to our
Yupik language information, here is our collection of indexed links
about the Yupik tribe and their society. Please note that Yupiks and other Native Alaskans
are living people with a present and a future as well as a past. Yupik history is interesting and
important, but the Yupik people are still here today, too, and we try to feature modern writers as well as traditional
folklore, contemporary art as well as museum pieces, and issues and struggles of today as well as the tragedies
of yesterday. Suggestions for new links are always welcome.
Yupik Lifestyle and Tradition
The Yup'ik of Western Alaska:
History and culture of the Yup'ik people.
Arctic Studies Center: Yup'ik Masks:
Online museum exhibit of Yupik masks and other artifacts.
Online collection of Yupik folklore.
Yupik writers, their lives and work.
Always Getting Ready: Yup'ik Eskimo Subsistence:
Photo exhibit of traditional Yup'ik lifestyle.
Tattooing and Piercing Among the Alaskan Aleut:
Article on the tattoo traditions of the Aleut and Alutiiq people, with pictures.
Skok Salmon Cheeks:
Traditional Yupik recipes.
John Pingayak Music:
Songs performed by a Chupik musician.
Eskimo Essays: Yup'ik Lives and How We See Them:
Book of essays on Yupik life past and present.
Always Getting Ready, Upterrlainarluta:
Beautiful coffee-table book of Yup'ik photographs.
Faith, Food, and Family in a Yupik Whaling Community:
Ethnographic book on the Yupik people.
The Living Tradition of Yup'ik Masks:
Book on Yupik mask carving.
The Hungry Giant of the Tundra:
Children's book based on Yupik Eskimo folktales about children who outwit cannibal giants.
Native American Indian Book List:
Evolving list of books about Yup'iks and Native Americans in general.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Yupik People Yupik Eskimos:
Encyclopedia articles on the Yupiks.
Information about the Yupik tribe in Spanish.
Yupik Indian Tribe:
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