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Edward S. Curtis above the medicine line : portraits of Aboriginal life in the Canadian West

Author: Rodger Touchie
Publisher: [Surrey, B.C.] : Heritage House, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A compelling narrative that sheds new light on the Curtis mystique and a fascinating overview of many of the First Peoples he studied a century ago. Tribes described include the Kutenai, Coast Salish, Kwakiutl, Nootka, Haida, Chipewyan, Western Woods Cree, Northern Assiniboin (Stoneys), Indians of the Blackfoot Confederacy, and Sarsi.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Portraits
Biography
Ouvrages illustrés
Biographies
Named Person: Edward S Curtis; Edward S Curtis
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rodger Touchie
ISBN: 9781894974868 1894974867 9781926613772 1926613775
OCLC Number: 499430236
Description: 191 p. : ill., map, ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Planting the seeds. Early years --
Defining years --
Grand vision --
Calling --
Summons of a President. The journey begins. Proposition --
In the beginning --
First five volumes --
Volumes 6 to 8 --
Kutenai --
Quest goes on. The tribes of British Columbia. Coast Salish --
Kwakiutl --
Winter dance --
In the land of the head hunters --
Nootka. North to Alberta. Dark years --
Indians of Alberta --
Chipewyan --
Western Woods Cree --
Northern Assiniboin (Stoneys) --
Blackfoot Confederacy --
Sarsi. Denouement. Final volumes --
After years --
Rich legacy --
Art and the artist.
Responsibility: Rodger D. Touchie.

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A compelling narrative that sheds new light on the Curtis mystique and a fascinating overview of many of the First Peoples he studied a century ago. Tribes described include the Kutenai, Coast Salish, Kwakiutl, Nootka, Haida, Chipewyan, Western Woods Cree, Northern Assiniboin (Stoneys), Indians of the Blackfoot Confederacy, and Sarsi.

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