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Historic Inuit pottery in the eastern Canadian Arctic

  • James M. Savelle (a1)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0032247400007130
  • Published online: 27 October 2009
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Previously unpublished information from John Ross's expedition of 1829–33 to the Canadian Arctic indicates that Netsilik Inuit at that time manufactured and used clay-based ceramic pots. Additional published ethnohistoric and ethnographic sources indicate that the Sadlermiut Inuit, and probably the Utkuhikjalik and Qaernerimiut Inuit, also possessed ceramic technology. Considered in conjunction with survival characteristics of pottery, this suggests that the Thule ceramic complex was not restricted to early stages of Thule culture (AD 1000–1200) in the Eastern Arctic, but, at least in some areas, continued through to the early Historic period.

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J. Anderson 1857. Extracts from Chief Factor Anderson's Journal. Communicated by John Richardson Sir. Royal Geographical Society. Journal 27: 321–28.

J. M. Savelle 1984. Cultural and natural formation processes of a Historic Inuit snow dwelling site, Somerset Island, Arctic Canada. American Antiquity 49 (3): 508524.

P. Schledermann and K. Mccullough 1980. Western elements in the early Thule culture of the Eastern High Arctic. Arctic 33: 833–41.

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