Front cover image for Pacific coast Indians of North America

Pacific coast Indians of North America

Discusses the culture and history of the Tlingit, Tsimshian, Kwakiutl, Salish, and other Indian peoples inhabiting the Pacific coast from Alaska to California
Print Book, English, ©1983
J. Messner, New York, ©1983
128 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
9780671458010, 0671458019
How raven made the world
The people of the far shores
Salmon and cedar rich
Wealth, slaves, and potlatches
Guardian spirits and cannibal dancers
The white seabird
The great Captain Cook
World crisis at Friendly Cove
The struggle for Alaska
The overlanders
The cold sick
The Oregoners
Totem poles, "hootch," and guns
Sawmills, canneries, and gold
Includes index