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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 ...

Tlingit Myths and Texts

Swanton John Reed - 2009 - History - No preview available
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best ...

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 ...

The Tlingit Indians

George Emmons, George Thornton Emmons, American Museum of Natural History, Frederica De Laguna, Jean Low - 1991 - Social Science - Limited preview
This comprehensive study of the Tlingit Indians of southern Alaska and the coast of British Columbia is an edited version of manuscripts by the ethnographer G. T. Emmons compiled in the 1880s and 1890s. Extensive bibliography and illustrations.

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 ...

Tlingit Shamanism and Sorcery

Ronald Leroy Olson - 1989 - Copsychus - No preview available

Indians of the Northwest Coast ...

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

Making Native Space: Colonialism, Resistance, and Reserves in British Columbia

Cole Harris - 2002 - History - Limited preview
Cole Harris analyses the impact of reserves on Native lives and livelihoods and considers how, in the light of this, the Native land question might be resolved. The account begins in the colonial office in the 1830s and then follows Native land ...