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34,420 citations from literature (mostly science fiction and fantasy) referring to real churches, religious groups, tribes, etc. [This database is for literary research only. It is not intended as a source of information about religion.]


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Group Where Year Source Quote/
Inca galaxy 2422 Kato, Ken. Yamato: A Rage in Heaven. New York: Time Warner (1990); pg. 228. "'...Do you never ask your brother about psi-forces and the nexus patterns and how they relate to ley lines and the ancient sites on Earth like Stonehenge and the places of the Inca?...' "
Inca galaxy 2500 Leigh, Stephen. Dark Water's Embrace. New York: Avon (1998); pg. 327. [Appendix: The Background and Lineage of Mictlan's Matriarchs and Patriarchs] "Maria Martinez: A Brazilian citizen. Maria was mostly Portuguese/Spanish, though her grandmother was a full-blooded Inca. "
Inca galaxy 4600 Weber, David & Steve White. In Death Ground. New York: Baen (1997); pg. 579. "TFNS Inca, which had found the way out of the last system... " [a starship]
Inca galaxy 5000 Le Guin, Ursula K. The Telling. New York: Harcourt (2000); pg. 120. "A few Spaniards arrive, and the great empires of the Incas, the Aztecs, betray themselves, collapse, let their gods and their very language be denied. . . . So the Akans had been their own conquerors. "
Inca Latin America 1990 Kessel, John "Invaders " (published 1990) in The Norton Book of Science Fiction (Ursula K. Le Guin & Brian Atterbery, editors). New York: W. W. Norton & Co. (1993); pg. 839. "Today... The descendants of the Incas, living in grinding poverty, find their most lucrative crop in coca, which they refine into cocaine and sell in vast quantities to North Americans. "
Inca Latin America 2000 Anderson, Poul. Genesis. New York: Tor (2000); pg. 59. "The mighty Aztec and Inca realms broke before a handful of Spanish invaders. The wealth that flowed thence into Europe energized the trading nations of the North but rotted Spain itself, whose long-term legacy became one of tyranny and corruption. "
Inca Oregon: Portland 2002 Le Guin, Ursula K. The Lathe of Heaven. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1971); pg. 127. "Morrison Street was still there, a broad mall newly planted down the center with orange trees, but there was no neo-Inca style buildings along it, and never had been. "
Inca Peru 1500 C.E. Wolverton, Dave. "Wheatfields Beyond " in Washed by a Wave of Wind (M. Shayne Bell, ed.). Salt Lake City, UT: Signature Books (1993); pg. 26. "Civilizations had collapsed before: Pizzaro struck down and Incan king and after five hundred years his people remained scattered like leaves from a fallen oak "
Inca Peru 1530 C.E. Blom, Suzanne Alles. Inca: The Scarlet Fringe. New York: Tom Doherty Associates (2000) Book jacket: "Atahualpa was a young Inca prince who assisted his father, the emperor, in matters of state. He had always hoped that he would live up to the promise in his name, which meant Exemplary Fortune.

But these were bad times.

He had heard that stranger with white skin had landed. They had hairy faces, wore silver armor, and each sat arrogantly astride a horse, a strange new animal that the Inca feared. The strangers were brutal and unreasonable--demanding gold, taking and killing prisoners, and terrifying the Inca people.

Slowly Atahualpa realized that no one was going to do anything to stop this.

He set out to oppose the Spaniards, whose leader was the man called Francisco Pizarro, but found that many of his own people, the Inca, considered Atahualpa himself the greater menace. " [As the title and this plot description indicates, entire novel is about Incans. Other refs. not in DB]

Inca Peru 1942 Simmons, Dan. The Crook Factory. New York: Avon Books (1999); pg. 127. "Unhappy with Hollywood's way of making films, Fejos had returned to Europe to make movies for MGM there. He had come back to the United States in 1940 and set up the Viking Fund in New York City in 1941. Chartered as a nonprofit organization to finance explorations with the goal of finding lost Inca cities in the Peruvian jungle--said explorations to be recorded on film by Paul Fejos and sold commercially despite the Viking Fund's nonprofit status... " [Many other refs. to the Viking Fund, not in DB.]
Inca Peru 1942 Simmons, Dan. The Crook Factory. New York: Avon Books (1999); pg. 434. [Actual facts mentioned in the Author's Note] "The New York-based Viking Fund--a philanthropic organization investigating Incan ruins--was real, and the FBI investigation into its Nazi connections is true. "
Inca Peru 2002 Morlan, A. R. "Fast Glaciers " in Vanishing Acts (Ellen Datlow, ed.) New York: Tor (2000); pg. 290. "'I cannot help but think of the Mayans, and the Incas, and the havoc the Church managed to cause in those civilizations...' "
Inca Peru 2005 Knight, Damon. Why Do Birds. New York: Tor (1992); pg. 162. Pg. 162-165: Scene that takes place at Machu Picchu: Professor Torres y Molina, an expert on Peruvian archaeology, greets the novel's protagonist, Ed Stone, and gives him a tour of Machu Picchu. There is a detailed discussion about the place, about what went on there when the Incan people lives there, about how it was constructed, and about the mystery surrounding its sudden abandonment hundreds of years ago. Many references to Inca, including "Inca Trail " and "the Inca path goes straight up the mountain. "
Inca United Kingdom: London 1500 C.E. Moorcock, Michael. Gloriana. New York: Warner Books (1986; c 1978); pg. 304. "Sir Amadis Cornfield was opulent, half-naked in the gold and feathers of some Inca king... "
Inca world 1532 C.E. Kessel, John "Invaders " (published 1990) in The Norton Book of Science Fiction (Ursula K. Le Guin & Brian Atterbery, editors). New York: W. W. Norton & Co. (1993); pg. 833. "An hour later, six thousand brilliantly costumed attendants entered the plaza. They were unarmed. Atahualpa, borne on a golden litter by eight men in cloaks of green feathers that glistened like emeralds in the sunset, rose above them... [Father Valverde] stopped before the litter of the Inca, short and steady as a fence post. "; Pg. 844: "It gae evidence that Tahuantinsuyu, the Four Quarters of the World, was not all the world after all. Atahualpa had thought none but savages lived beyond their lands... " [Other refs. not in DB.]
Inca world 1973 Sagan, Carl. Cosmic Connection: An Extraterrestrial Perspective. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press (2000; c. 1973); pg. 22. "In the absence of indigenous horses, both the Aztecs and the Incas interpreted the mounted conquistador as one animal--a kind of two-headed centaur. "
Inca world 1986 Asimov, Isaac. "Afterword " in The War of the Worlds (by H. G. Wells). New York: Penguin Putnam (1986; c. 1898); pg. 212. "The Europeans took over the two American continents. The native civilizations of Mexico and Peru, the Aztecs and the Incas, were wiped out very quickly... "
Inca world 1994 Morrow, James. Towing Jehovah. New York: Harcourt Brace & Co. (1994); pg. 131. "'The trial of Galileo? The massacre of the Incas?' "
Inca world 1999 Banks, Iain. The Business. New York: Simon & Schuster (1999); pg. 92. "An example is the Incan (TM). This is a tube made from aluminum, plastic, or even waxed paper, designed to deliver two measured doses of finely ground powder into the nasal passages. It's registered with every major patent office in the world... " [More about the device, pg. 92-93.]
Inca world 2000 Card, Orson Scott. Shadow of the Hegemon. New York: Tor (2001); pg. 359. [Afterword by author.] "...but the reason why it was Cortez and Pizarro who prevailed over the Aztec and Inca empires by winning particular battles on particular days, instead of being cut down and destroyed as they might have, has everything to do with their own character and the character and recent history of the emperors opposing them. "
Inca world 2093 Kube-McDowell, Michael. The Quiet Pools. New York: Ace (1990); pg. 53. "Malena returned the book that she had been reading--a fantasy about the vengeful return of the Inca gods. "
Inca world 2125 Anderson, Poul. Harvest of Stars. New York: Tor (1993); pg. 105. [Year is estimated.] "He cleaned up the mess as best he was able, laid Moreno out--cramped for room, kind of a fetal position, but hadn't that been the Inca way?--and drove on. "
Inca world 2130 Clarke, Arthur C. Rendezvous with Rama. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (1973); pg. 32. "'...Then the situation is one of an encounter between two cultures--at very different technological levels. Pizzaro and the Incas. Peary and the Japanese. Europe and Africa. Almost invariably, the consequences have been disastrous--for one or both parties...' "
Inca world 2150 Pohl, Frederik. "Hatching the Phoenix " in The Year's Best Science Fiction, Vol. 17 (Gardner Dozois, ed.) New York: St. Martin's Press (2000); pg. 230. [Year estimated] "Julia--that was Hoo-lia--Ibarruru, the fat and elderly Peruvian-Incan former schoolteacher, was wistfully telling Starminder how much she wished she could visit the Core before she died, and was indignant when she found out that I'd never been to Machu Picchu. 'And you've been all over the galaxy? And never took the time to see one of the greatest wonders of your own planet?' " [Some other refs. to this character, such as pg. 240.]
Inca world 2160 Clarke, Arthur C. The Fountains of Paradise. New York: Ballantine (1980; 1st ed. 1978); pg. 130. "'...How do you propose to occupy your time?'

'Easily. I could spend the rest of my life on any one of a dozen projects. The ancient engineers-the Romans, the Greeks, the Incas--they've always fascinated me, and I've never had time to study them...' "

industrialism galaxy -99927 B.C.E. Wolverton, Dave. The Courtship of Princess Leia. New York: Bantam (1994); pg. 211. "'I think it's a terrible idea,' Leia said. 'You've seen it, Isolder. You've seen businesspeople on your planets who could lead as well as you.'

Isolder hesitated. 'I suspect they might serve well as leaders--they are certainly leaders in commerce--but I'm not certain they should be allowed to lead governments.'

'How could you not be certain?' Leia asked.

'Our business leaders tend to measure everything in terms of growth, profits, output. I have seen worlds operated by businesspeople, and they take little thought for those people who are seen as a drain on their economy--the artists, the priests, the infirm. I would prefer to let such leaders run their businesses.'

'You complain about a mercenary attitude among business people, yet only a moment ago you called your mother a predator?' Luke said. 'What is the difference between her and someone in business?' "

industrialism galaxy 5000 Le Guin, Ursula K. The Telling. New York: Harcourt (2000) [Book jacket] "In the latest novel I the Hainish cycle... Sutty, an Observer for the interstellar Ekumen, has been assigned to Aka, a world in the grip of a materialistic government. The monolithic Corporation State of Aka has outlawed all old customs and beliefs. " [Refs. throughout novel, not in DB.]
industrialism galaxy 33995 Harrison, Harry. The Stainless Steel Rat Gets Drafted. New York: Bantam (1987); pg. 150. "'I am afraid not. Individual Mutualism is neither capitalism, communism, socialism, vegetarianism, or even the dreaded monetarism that destroyed many a technological society...' "
industrialism Massachusetts: Boston 2020 Zelazny, Roger. Damnation Alley. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons (1969); pg. 36. "The only thing that made him smile again was the final page in the ledger. He'd managed at the last moment to corner sixty percent of the coffins in town, two florist shops... and somewhat over five hundred cemetery plots. 'But into a rising market,' had always been his philosophy, not to mention his religion, sex, politics, and aesthetics. "
industrialism USA 1981 Crowley, John. Little, Big. New York: Bantam (1981); pg. 39. "...he wanted his Skyscraper to be just this, just what it eventually would become, a Cathedral of Commerce, and nothing John Drinkwater could think of, brass letterbox like a baptismal font, grotesque bas-reliefs in Cluniac style of dwarves... nothing was too much for him... " [More along these lines.]
industrialism USA 2000 Dick, Philip K. "Paycheck " in The Best of Philip K. Dick. New York: Ballantine (1977; story c. 1953); pg. 76. [Year estimated.] "The big economic forced had managed to remain free, although virtually everything else had been absorbed by the Government. Laws that had been eased away from the private person still protected property and industry. The SP could pick up any given person, but they could not enter and seize a company, a business. That had been clearly established in the middle of the twentieth century.

Business, industry, corporations were safe from the Security Police. Due process was required. Rethrick Construction was a target of SP interest, but they could do nothing until some statue was violated. If he could get back to the Company, get inside its doors, he would be safe. Jennings smiled grimly. The modern church, sanctuary. it was the Government against the corporation, rather than the State against the Church. The new Notre Dame of the world, Where the law could not follow. "

industrialism Vusstra 3038 Anderson, Kevin J. & Rebecca Moesta. Titan A.E.: Cale's Story. New York: Ace (2000); pg. 1. "The Earth had been destroyed . . . but he had to admit, this place didn't look much better... Generations of heavy-duty industrialism had used up the world of Vusstra, and al that remained was a grayish, tired landscape. "
industrialism world 1779 Morse, David. The Iron Bridge. New York: Harcourt Brace & Co. (1998); pg. 432. "Industrialism would not be coaxed. There was too much energy behind it, too much momentum. And, as the Luddites would discover in another quarter century, too much military force at its command. Industrialism would spread over the globe, assuming various guises--constitutional monarchy, democracy, fascism, communism--but under all those masks would be the blind momentum of industrialism, itself, served by a priesthood of technocrats... Now she could see that technology was following the mold of Christianity, offering solutions to problems great and small even as it created new ones at a rate too fast to process, yet always holding out the promise of salvation. A deus ex machina. " [This entire book is about an effort by time travelers from 2043, by which time the Earth's ecosystem has been devastated, to prevent the Industrial Revolution.]
industrialism world 1999 Banks, Iain. The Business. New York: Simon & Schuster (1999); pg. 267. "He nodded thoughtfully. 'A demanding path, I suspect. I asked one of your compatriots [in the Business] what he was, once, and he relied, 'Devout Capitalist.' ' The Rinpoche laughed.

'We have a lot of those. Most are less open about it. Life as acquisition. Whoever dies with the most toys wins. It's a boy thing.' "

industrialism world 2025 Varley, John. Titan. New York: Berkley (4th ed. 1981; 1st pub. 1979); pg. 40. "She was a stateless person, legally an American but actually a member of the rootless Third Culture of the multi-national corporations. Every major city on Earth had its Yankee Ghetto of tract houses, English schools, and fast-food franchises. Cirocco had lived in most of them. It was a little like being an army brat, but with less security. "
industrialism Zarathustra 2599 Piper, H. Beam. Little Fuzzy in Fuzzy Papers (omnibus). Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (copyright 1962); pg. 8. "'The rainfall's dropped ten per cent from last year, and fifteen per cent from the year before that,' Kellogg was saying. 'And some non-Company people have gotten hold of it, and so has Interworld News. Why, even some of my people are talking about ecological side-effects. You know what will happen when a story like that gets back to Terra. The conservation fanatics will get hold of it, and the Company'll be criticized.'

That would hurt Leonard. He identified himself with the Company. It was something bigger and more powerful than he was, like God. " [The Company referred to here is the primary antagonist in the novel.]

International Church of the Foursquare Gospel California: Hollywood 1955 Bradbury, Ray. A Graveyard for Lunatics. New York: Alfred A. Knopf (1990); pg. 112. "'...How about Aimee Semple McPherson!?'

'High school friends dared me to run up on stage to be 'saved.' I ran and knelt. She slapped her hand on my head. Lord, save the sinner, she cried. Glory, Hallelujah! I staggered down and fell into my friends' arms!'

'Hell,' said J. C. 'Aimee saved me twice! Then they buried her. Summer of '44? In that big bronze coffin? Took sixteen horses and a bulldozer to lug it up that graveyard hill. Boy, Aimee grew fake wings, natural-like. I still visit her temple for old nostalgia's sake. God, I miss her. She touched me like Jesus, in Pentecostal trimmings. What a lark!' "

International Church of the Foursquare Gospel California: Hollywood 1955 Bradbury, Ray. A Graveyard for Lunatics. New York: Alfred A. Knopf (1990); pg. 142. "Fritz Long came leaping over in great strides. 'God damn! We're all set for your scenes. That drunken Baptist Unitarian has disappeared. You know where the son-of-a-bitch hides?'

'You called Aimee Semple McPherson's?'

'She's dead!'

'Or the Holy Rollers...' "

International Church of the Foursquare Gospel California: Hollywood 1955 Bradbury, Ray. A Graveyard for Lunatics. New York: Alfred A. Knopf (1990); pg. 256. " toss us as lunch to Constance Rattigan's seals, and shock the ghost of Aimee Semple McPherson trudging up the surf the other way, astonished but reborn in the Christian dawn. "
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel California: Los Angeles 1996 Powers, Tim. Expiration Date. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 118. Pg. 118: "A mile to the south, at Ocean Park, surfing was disrupted when nearly a hundred people went clumsily thrashing out into the water, shouting to each other and urgently calling out 'Sister Aimee! Sister Aimee!' to some apparently imaginary swimmer in peril. "; Pg. 120: "'My sense a person?' Joey said... 'Aimee Semple McPherson swam out to sea here, and everybody thought she drowned. Two divers did drown, trying to save her, and she had to carry those ghosts forever, after that.'

DeLarava had wanted Joey Webb to sift news of old Apie Sullivan's ghost from the turbulent psychic breeezes, but he appeared to be hung up on Aimee Semple McPherson, the evangelist who had disappeared in the surf off Ocean Park in 1926; it had been big news at the time, but later the newspapers had discovered that she had just ducked away to spend a couple of weeks in anonymous seclusion with an electrician from her gospel radio station. "

International Church of the Foursquare Gospel California: Los Angeles 1996 Powers, Tim. Expiration Date. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 226. "He remembered living in Los Angles in the 1920s, when neon lighting was so new and exotic that its ethereal colored glow was mainly used to decorate innovative churches--the 'Mighty I AM' cathedral, and Aime Semple McPherson's giant-flying-saucer-shaped Angelus Temple on Glendale Boulevard. "
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel New Jersey 1974 Morrow, James. Only Begotten Daughter. New York: William Morrow & Co. (1990); pg. 34. "Murray contemplated an Aimee Semple McPherson condom. "
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel USA 2030 Bradbury, Ray. "Coda " in Fahrenheit 451. New York: Ballantine (1991; book c. 1953; 'Coda' c. 1979); pg. 177. "The point is obvious. There is more than one way to burn a book. And the world is full of people running about with lit matches. Every minority, be it Baptist / Unitarian, Irish / Italian / Octogenarian / Zen Buddhist, Zionist / Seventh-day Adventist, Women'sLib / Republican, Mattachine / FourSquareGospel feels it has the will, the right, the duty to douse the kerosene, light the fire. "
intuition galaxy 1367 C.E. Banks, Iain M. Consider Phlebas. New York: St. Martin's Press (1987); pg. 87. "There were in excess of eighteen trillion people in the Culture, just about every one of them well nourished, extensively educated and mentally alert, and only thirty or forty of them had this unusual ability to forecast and assess on a par with a well-informed Mind (of which there were already many hundreds of thousand). It was not impossible that this was pure luck; toss eighteen trillion coins in the air for a long while and a few of them are going to keep landing the same side up for a long, long time.

Fal 'Ngeestra was a Culture Referer, one of those thirty, maybe forty, out of the eighteen trillion who could give you an intuitive idea of what was going to happen, or tell you why she thought that something which had already happened had happened the way it did, and almost certainly turn out right every time. She was being handed problems and ideas constantly, being both used and assessed herself... "

intuition galaxy 2366 Gilden, Mel. Boogeymen (Star Trek: TNG). New York: Pocket Books (1991); pg. 1. Pg. 1-2: "Wesley Crusher's Personal Log... Commander Riker tells me that being a good commander is at least half intuition. Generally, the more important a question is, the less data you have available to answer it... What about Data? Being a machine, he has no intuition. At least, that's what he tells me. But he is a very complex machine, and the vast number of circuits in his positronic brain--a number that approaches the number of synapses in a human brain--allows him to manifest behavior that sometimes looks like intuitive thinking. Are appearance and reality ever the same thing? Not Mom or Riker or Geordi or even Data can give me a satisfactory answer.

Therefore I have to believe it's possible to learn to be intuitive. Or, if I can't do that, maybe I can gain so much experience that it will look like intuition. But how can I get experience running a starship? " [Other refs., not in DB.]

intuition Guatemala 1986 Harper, Leanne C. "Blood Rights " in Wild Cards IV: Aces Abroad (George R.R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1988); pg. 71. "Jose [the shaman] had told him again and again to trust what he felt and go where his intuition led him. This time, frightened but glad there was no one to see him, he would do it. "
intuition United Kingdom: London 1890 Doyle, Arthur Conan. "The Sign of Four " in A Study in Scarlet and The Sign of Four. New York: Berkley/Penguin Putnam (1994; c. 1890); pg. 137. "My practice has extended recently to the Continent, " said Holmes after a while, filling up his old brier-root pipe. "I was consulted last week by Francois le Villard, who, as you probably know, has come rather to the front lately in the French detective service. He has all the Celtic power of quick intuition, but he is deficient in the wide range of exact knowledge which is essential to the higher developments of his art. The case was concerned with a will and possessed some features of interest. I was able to refer him to two parallel cases, the one at Riga in 1857, and the other at St. Louis in 1871, which have suggested to him the true solution. Here is the letter which I had this morning acknowledging my assistance. "
intuition USA 2020 Maggin, Elliot S. Kingdom Come. New York: Time Warner (1998); pg. 206. "Comet had ignored Scott's warning, usually dismissing as baseless anything that was a result of inexplicable intution. In fact, Comet believed, intuition is not always baseless, but to the extent that it is inexplicable, it is generally more trouble than it is worth. So was Scott. "
intuition USA 2026 Moffett, Judith. Time, Like an Ever-Rolling Stream. New York: St. Martin's Press (1992); pg. 65. "In Mark Twain's time, a river pilot had to memorize not only the towns, but the location and shape of every snag, rock... no minor feet, if less impressive than the early pilots who navigated, not just by memory, but by intuition and ESP. For radar and depth sounders are but aids to navigation, and they can fail. They were never a substitute for personal knowledge of the river--or, put another way, a substitute for a personal bond a between the river and the pilot. "
intuition world 1900 Chiang, Ted. "Seventy-Two Letters " in Vanishing Acts (Ellen Datlow, ed.) New York: Tor (2000); pg. 327. "He learned that every name was a combination of several epithets, each designating a specific trait or capability. Epithets were generated by compiling all the words that described the desired trait: cognates and etymons, from languages both living and extinct. By selectively substituting and permuting letters, one could distill from those words their common essence, which was the epithet for that trait. In certain instances, epithets could be used as the basis for triangulation, allowing one to derive epithets for traits undescribed in any language. The entire process relied on intuition as much as formulae; the ability to choose the best letter permutations was an unteachable skill. "
intuition world 2036 Besher, Alexander. Mir: A Novel of Virtual Reality. New York: Simon & Schuster (1998); pg. 70. "'Are you being a Virgo or an Ares now?' Trevor asked her in surprise. 'Are you being analytical or a self-propelled combustion engine of intuition?' "
intuition world 2100 Dickson, Gordon R. Necromancer. New York: Tor (1998; c. 1962); pg. 210. "'Once,' said Paul, 'I was a professional soldier.'

'And an Intuit?' asked Blunt. 'And now an Empath as well?' "

Inuit Alaska 2050 Oliver, Chad. "King of the Hill " in Again, Dangerous Visions (Harlan Ellison, ed.) Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1972); pg. 173. "The U.N. delegate from the Arctic Republic charged that Arctic citizens of Eskimo descent were being passed over for high administrative positions in franchises licensed to operate in the Republic. " [More, pg. 173.]
Inuit Antarctica 2037 Batchelor, John Calvin. The Birth of the People's Republic of Antarctica. New York: Dial Press (1983); pg. 358. "Perhaps Gardiner is a half-breed like me, part Eskimo, or with blood of a remnant of the fable Iroquois nations. "
Inuit Arizona 1991 Fillerup, Michael. "Lost and Found " in Bright Angels & Familiars. (Eugene England, ed.) Salt Lake City, UT: Signature Books (1992; story c. 1991); pg. 207. "Grumbling, she threw on a maternity smock, boots, and a coat. 'I feel like an Eskimo,' she muttered.

'A very beautiful one,' he said.

'Don't placate me.'

'Okay, ugly as an Eskimo. Fat as an Eskimo. Ornery as an Eskimo. Snotty as an--'

'All right, all right. I get the picture.' "

Inuit California 1971 Dick, Philip K. Valis. New York: Bantam (1981); pg. 199. Eskimo
Inuit California 1994 Dick, Philip K. A Scanner Darkly. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1977); pg. 154. "'Imagine an Eskimo village, and a six-foot-high block of hash worth about--how much would that be worth?'

'About a billion dollars.'

'More. Two billion.'

'These Eskimos are chewing hides and carving bone spears, and this block of hash worth two billion dollars comes walking through the snow saying over and over. 'No, I don't.' '

'They'd wonder what it meant by that.'

'They'd be puzzled forever. There'd be legends.'

'Can you imagine telling your grandkids...'

'No, see, legends build. After a few centuries they'd be saying, 'In my forefathers' time one day a ninety-foot-high block of extremely good quality Afghanistan hash worth eight trillion dollars came at us dripping fire and screaming, 'Die, Eskimo dogs!' and we fought and fought with it, using our spears, and finally killed it.' ' "

Inuit California 2051 Niven, Larry & Steven Barnes. Dream Park. New York: Ace (1981); pg. 117. "She waddled away humming a verse from 'Eskimo Nell' that dwelt on the amorous advantages of six-month nights. "
Inuit California: San Francisco 2353 Barnes-Svarney, Patricia. Quarantine (Star Trek: Voyager: Starfleet Academy). New York: Pocket Books (1997); pg. 16. "Kathryn looked around. The other two chosen cadets, Mari Lakoo and Timothy Yang... Mari was from northern North America, and was a descendant of the Yupiaq, an ancient Eskimo culture. " [Many other refs. to Mari in novel, but not to his ethnicity by name.]
Inuit galaxy 2353 Barnes-Svarney, Patricia. Quarantine (Star Trek: Voyager: Starfleet Academy). New York: Pocket Books (1997); pg. 61. "Snow-time on Chatoob was no doubt similar to Earth's winter, and being from Indiana, Kathryn knew the deep bitter cold of that season. Mari, who had lived in the northern regions of North American [sic] with his people the Yupiaq, would know even more about winter than she did...

'Don't worry, Kathryn,' whispered Mari, looking up at her and trying to smile. 'I have my bear with me.'

'Bear?' she asked in a low voice.

Mari pulled out a leather string from inside his shirt. On the end was a small, black object. He held it up for Kathryn to see. 'This bear. My father carved it. The Yupiaq believe that animals have certain powers. The bear represents strength. So I'll get strong again. I promise, Kathryn, and my bear promises.' He put the bear back inside his shirt and closed his eyes. " [Mari is a main character.]

Inuit galaxy 2376 Carey, Diane. "Exodus " in What Lay Beyond (Star Trek: Challenger). New York: Pocket Books (2001); pg. 56. "The planet couldn't support a population. The Living were more devolving than evolving. Families had fewer children, even though they produced as many as they could. Women dutifully produced babies their entire adult lives, by several men, to keep genetics from singularizing. They had developed an Eskimo-like manner of cooperative tribal structure, to be sure children were cared for if their adult relatives didn't survive the hunts, and to make sure nonhunting families were fed. There was food sharing and a strict hierarchy of distribution, the top of which involved the families of people who had been 'chosen' in the hunt. "
Inuit Greenland 2038 Brin, David. Earth. New York: Bantam (1990); pg. 264. "'Kalatdlit-Nanat. It's what the Inuit people--the Eskimos--call Greenland.'

'The Inuit? I thought their second language was Danish.' "

Inuit Illinois 1928 Bradbury, Ray. Dandelion Wine. New York: Bantam (1982; c. 1957); pg. 78. "'Says here, I ate the first Eskimo Pie of the summer season June first, 1928.' "
Inuit Inuit planetoid 2100 Bell, M. Shayne. Inuit. Eugene, OR: Pulphouse (1991); pg. 4. [Year estimated.] "...yet [Mother] made Father trade two good harpoons for the parka's white seal pelts. Father traded them without complain, even took the pelts to Unalakleet, the shaman, who pulled the mask from his face and touched the mask to the pelts. When the parka was sewn, Father sang his magic songs over it as if it were a kayak, harpoon, or lance, as if my sister were going on a whale hunt, not to school. "
Inuit Inuit planetoid 2100 Bell, M. Shayne. Inuit. Eugene, OR: Pulphouse (1991); pg. 14-15. "'The legends got mixed up when the people flew to this satellite,' Kwiguk said. 'That's all. And the Inuit came here for good reasons. On Earth, the old ways were dying. Men not as Inuit as Joseph came to teach us new ways of believing and living; when we did not accept them they tried to force us, and they took our good lands. But our bad lands were rich with treasures under the rock that made us strong with money, which is what men trade on Earth, what men not Inuit want most, and we traded them money for this world.

'Your ancestors chose to come to this satellite, take the inner level, make it a place where they could keep the old ways,' Joseph said. 'Mine left the old ways; kept our bad lands on Earth; were called Eskimo, not Inuit; took the outer level of this satellite where we make things and do things our ancestors never imagined. But my ancestors were Inuit; I am Inuit.' "

Inuit, continued


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