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A palaeopathological analysis of an historic Inuit population from southern Baffin Island, N.W.T.

  • Author / Creator
    Keenleyside, Anne
  • Masters thesis. An examination of the skeletal remains of 40 Inuit from Kekerten, an historic whaling station in Cumberland Sound, Baffin Island dating from approximately 1857 to 1925, for evidence of disease in order to assess the health status of the Kekerten Inuit during the whaling period. Also investigated the effects of Euroamerican contact on Inuit health through a comparison of the pathologies recorded in the Kekerten burial population with those previously observed in two late prehistoric/early historic burial populations in Cumberland Sound.

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  • Graduation date
    1988
  • Type of Item
    Thesis
  • Degree
    Master of Arts
  • DOI
    https://doi.org/10.7939/R3SB3X83S
  • License
    This thesis is made available by the University of Alberta Libraries with permission of the copyright owner solely for non-commercial purposes. This thesis, or any portion thereof, may not otherwise be copied or reproduced without the written consent of the copyright owner, except to the extent permitted by Canadian copyright law.
  • Language
    English
  • Institution
    University of Alberta
  • Degree level
    Master's
  • Department
    • Department of Anthropology