Eskimo identification and disc numbers: R5-303/1975E-PDF

a brief history /

"So there came, with the spread of southern trade and administration across the north during and after the First World War, the first serious calls for some system of identification that would enable the government administrator to distinguish each Eskimo from every other and facilitate the taking of censuses, the keeping of records and the registration of vital statistics."--p. 2.

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Department/Agency Indian and Northern Affairs Canada.
Title Eskimo identification and disc numbers
Subtitle a brief history /
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Format Electronic
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Note "June 1975." Digitized edition from print [produced by Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada].
Date 1975.
Number of Pages 34 p.
Catalogue Number
  • R5-303/1975E-PDF
Subject Terms Inuit, Identification