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Keeping it Living: Traditions of Plant Use and Cultivation on the Northwest ...

Douglas Deur, Nancy J. Turner - 2005 - Indians of North America - Limited preview
Keeping It Living brings together some of the world'smost prominent specialists on Northwest Coast cultures to examinetraditional cultivation practices from Oregon to Southeast Alaska. Itexplores tobacco gardens among the Haida and Tlingit ...

Keeping It Living: Traditions of Plant Use and Cultivation on the Northwest ...

Douglas E. Deur, Nancy J. Turner - 2011 - Social Science - No preview available
The European explorers who first visited the Northwest Coast of North America assumed that the entire region was virtually untouched wilderness whose occupants used the land only minimally, hunting and gathering shoots, roots, and berries that ...

Looking at Totem Poles

Hilary Stewart - 2009 - Social Science - Limited preview
Magnificent and haunting, the tall cedar sculptures called totem poles have become a distinctive symbol of the native people of the Northwest Coast. The powerful carvings of the vital and extraordinary beings such as Sea Bear, Thunderbird and ...

Clam Gardens: Aboriginal Mariculture on Canada's West Coast

Judith Williams - 2006 - Nature - Snippet view
For many years, archaeologists were unaware of the ancient clam terraces at Waiatt Bay, on Quadra Island. Author Judith Williams knew no differently until she was advised of their existence by a Klahoose elder named Elizabeth Harry (Keekus). By ...

Robert Brown and the Vancouver Island Exploring Expedition

John Hayman - 1989 - History - Limited preview
Robert Brown, a twenty-one-year-old Scotsman, arrived on Vancouver Island in 1863 for the purpose of collecting seeds, roots, and plants for the Botanical Association of Edinburgh. Relations with his employer quickly deteriorated, however, and ...

Indians of the Northwest Coast ...

Ronald Leroy Olson - 1935 - Indians of North America - No preview available