The Tsimshian and their Neighbors of the North Pacific Coast

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Author: Miller, Jay (1947- ) and Carol M Eastman (1947- ) editors

Year: 1984

Publisher: University of Washington Press

Place: Seattle


xxii+343 pages with tables, maps, appendix, bibliography and index. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 6 1/2") issued in black with silver lettering to spine. Dedicate to Viola Edmundson Garfield with picture after title. First edition.

Contents: Stephen A McNeary: Image and Illusion in Tsimshian Mythology; Marjorie Halpin: The Structure of Tsimshian Totemism; John Asher Dunn: Tsimshian Grandchildren: Redistributive Mechanism in Personal Property Inheritance; J Daniel Vaughan: Tsimshian Potlatch and Society: Examining a Structural Analysis; Alice Bee Kasakoff: Gitksan Kin Term Usage; George F MacDonald: Painted Houses and Woven Blankets: Symbols of Wealth in Tsimshian Art and Myth; Jay Miller: Tsimshian Religion in Historical Perspective: Shamans, Prophets and Christ; Margaret B Blackman: Tradition and Innovation: The Visual Ethnohistory of the Kasaan Haida; Mary Lee Stears: Succession to Chiefship in Haida Society; Carol M Eastman: Negation in Haida; Joyce Wike: A Reevaluation of Northwest Coast Cannibalism; L L Langness: Individual Psychology and Culture Change: An Ethnolhistorical Case from Klaltam; William W Elmendorf: Coast Salish Concepts of Power: Verbal and Functional Categories; Pamela Amoss: A Little More than Kin, and Less than Kind: The Ambiguous Northwest Coast Dog.


Corners and spine ends lightly rubbed. Jacket edge wear. A very good copy in like jacket.

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