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Condition: Near Fine
Book is in excellent condition, with a little sunning to the lower edge of front cover as the only flaw. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows some shelf wear, edge wear, one 1" tear at lower front. 232 pages with large color photos throughout, some b&w, maps, drawings. Contents include: Salmon and cedar, Tlingit, Tsimshian, Rulers and subjects, Haida, Kwakiutl, raven and shamans, Nootka, Coast Salish, First nations, Visible heritage, Contemporary art, Portraits of the artists, etc.
This fully illustrated volume describes the history, culture, language, religion and art of the Indian tribes who have inhabited the northwest coast of the United States since 5000 BC, such as the Tlingit, Tsimshian, Haida, Nootka and Coast Salish tribes. It details the way of life which these native Americans have developed over the course of time, and their reaction to the intense cultural shocks they have suffered since the incursion of settlers.
Title: Indians of the Northwest Coast
ISBN Number: 0816020280
Location Published: Facts on File: 1989
Binding: Oversize Hardback
Book Condition: Near Fine
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Type: Native Peoples
Categories: Native Peoples, Northwest
Seller ID: 149437
Keywords: architecture, artists, basketry, carving, clothing, coast salish, contemporary art, drawings. contents include: salmon and cedar, first nations, haida, kwakiutl, maps, nootka, photos, portraits, raven, rulers, sculpture, shamans, subjects, tlingit, totem poles, tsimshian, visible heritage