Ipiutak


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Ip•i•u•tak

(ˌɪp iˈyu tæk)

adj.
of or designating an Eskimo cultural tradition of Alaska a.d. c100–c400.
[1948; after the type-site, on the Point Hope peninsula]
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Body proportions of circumpolar peoples as evidenced from skeletal data: Ipiutak and Tigara (Point Hope) versus Kodiak Island Inuit.
The contest between the Ipiutak, Old Bering Sea, and Birnirk polities and the origin of whaling during the first millennium A.
Archeologists won't be certain how old the Kivalina remains are until radiocarbon dating is done, but they believe the bodies were members of the Ipiutak - a group that lived in Alaska from about 500 to 900 A.
The majority of the archaeological artifacts are grouped into two temporally distinct cultural components, the Ipiutak (2100-1500BP) and the Tigara (800-300BP).
Further indications of whale use appear along the Chukchi Sea coast from Point Hope to Cape Prince of Wales in Norton-Near Ipiutak times (ca.
Early in the first millennium, the town (several hundred houses) of Ipiutak on Point Hope, Alaska, contained quantities of carved bone, antler, and ivory similar to the Scythian animal style of northern Eurasia, and one fragment of smelted iron.
Thus, Denbigh Flint Complex, Choris, Norton, and Ipiutak would be considered part of the Paleo-Inuit tradition; and Old Bering Sea, Punuk, Birnirk, and Thule, part of the Inuit tradition.
The excavations of the Trail Creek caves were to be completed that summer, and the Ipiutak culture men's house at Deering was also excavated.
As one of the editors has pointed out with regard to the Yamal Peninsula farther west (Fitzhugh, 1997), results here contradict a notion stressed 40 years earlier by Gjessing (1944) and echoed in the substantial Point Hope Ipiutak report of Larsen and Rainey (1948), that there was a widespread circumpolar cultural movement involving far northern Eurasia as well as America.
Lawrence Island and among the Ipiutak of Point Hope on the mainland c.