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Haida Syntax, Volume 1

John Enrico - 2003 - Language Arts & Disciplines - Limited preview
The Haida people make their home on the Queen Charlotte Islands in British Columbia and on Prince of Wales Island off the coast of southern Alaska. Their language, distinct from their Northwest Coast neighbors, is spoken today by a few elders and ...

The Archaeology of North Pacific Fisheries

Madonna L. Moss, Aubrey Cannon - 2011 - Social Science - Limited preview
For thousands of years, fisheries were crucial to the sustenance of the First Peoples of the Pacific Coast. Yet human impact has left us with a woefully incomplete understanding of their histories prior to the industrial era. Covering Alaska ...

A Story as Sharp as a Knife: The Classical Haida Mythtellers and Their World

Robert Bringhurst - 2011 - Social Science - Limited preview
The Haida world is a misty archipelago a hundred stormy miles off the coasts of British Columbia and Alaska. For a thousand years and more before the Europeans came, a great culture flourished in these islands. The masterworks of classical Haida ...

The Haida Indians: Cultural Change Mainly Between 1876-1970. With 5 Maps

J. H. Van Den Brink - 1974 - Social Science - Limited preview
A sociographic historical description of the culture and organization of two groups of Haida Indians on the Queen Charlotte Islands.

During My Time

Margaret B Blackman - 2012 - No preview available
"During My Time" is the first life history of a Northwest Coast Indian woman. Florence Davidson, daughter of noted Haida carver and chief Charles Edenshaw, was born in 1896. As one of the few living Haida elders knowledgeable bout the culture of ...

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 ...

Plants of Haida Gwaii

Nancy J. Turner, Florence Edenshaw Davidson, John James Enrico - 2004 - Science - Snippet view
The Haida people have lived on Haida Gwaii (the Queen Charlotte Islands) for thousands of years. On these beautiful, and captivating islands, the Haida have developed a rich culture that is intimately based on the use of native plants for foods ...

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 ...

Indians of the Northwest Coast ...

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