Nations of the Northwest Coast

Nations of the Northwest Coast

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The northwest coast of the Pacific Ocean has been home to many Native nations for thousands of years. The waters, mountains, and forests of this isolated region provided food and shelter for groups such as the Tlingit, the Haida, and the Kwakiutl. Topics covered in Nations of the NorthwestCoast include:* the distinct customs, cultures, and beliefs of the various nations* dwellings used in different seasons and locales* fishing and the use of coastal plants and animals* traditional handicrafts, including carving and weaving* the organization of families, clans, and moieties* the impact of the arrival of the Europeans
Publisher: New York ; St. Catharines, Ont. : Crabtree Pub., 2004
ISBN: 9780778704706
Branch Call Number: 979.500497 SMI 2004 21
Characteristics: 32 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps, col. ports. ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Kalman, Bobbie 1947-


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