Eskimo identification and disc numbers : a brief history / by A. Barry Roberts.: R5-303/1975E-PDF

"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 Canada. Indian and Northern Affairs Canada.
Title Eskimo identification and disc numbers : a brief history / by A. Barry Roberts.
Publication type Monograph
Language [English]
Format Electronic
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Note(s) "June 1975."
Digitized edition from print [produced by Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada].
Includes bibliographical references.
Publishing information [Ottawa] : Social Development Division, Department of Indian and Northern Affairs, 1975.
Author / Contributor Roberts, A. Barry.
Description 34 p.
Catalogue number
  • R5-303/1975E-PDF
Subject terms Inuit, Identification

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