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The customs and legends of the Thlinget Indians of Alaska

The customs and legends of the Thlinget Indians of Alaska

Author: Oliver Maxson Salisbury
Publisher: New York : Bonanza Books, ©1962.
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Salisbury, Oliver Maxson.
Customs and legends of the Thlinget Indians of Alaska.
New York : Bonanza Books, ©1962
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver Maxson Salisbury
ISBN: 0517135507 9780517135501
OCLC Number: 427195246
Notes: Previously published as: Quoth the raven.
Description: 275 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Our situation --
The Thlingets and their village --
Tribal relations --
A day of rest --
Caste --
A hunting trip --
Thanksgiving Day --
Village government --
The language --
I wonder --
School --
Tecumseh Collins --
The town hall --
Christmas --
Religion --
The women --
Home life --
Occupations --
Food --
Marriage --
The nurses work --
Fish-egg time --
Dogs --
Peter Lawrence and George Saunders --
Native entertainment --
Totem poles --
The Salvation Army --
Death --
Burial --
Inheritance --
Witchcraft and the medicine man --
Fishing --
The close of school --
Trolling time --
Duk-Tat --
July --
Legends --
Death of an oldster.
Responsibility: by O.M. Salisbury.


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