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Pacific coast Indians of North America

Author: Grant Lyons
Publisher: New York : J. Messner, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the culture and history of the Tlingit, Tsimshian, Kwakiutl, Salish, and other Indian peoples inhabiting the Pacific coast from Alaska to California.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Grant Lyons
ISBN: 0671458019 9780671458010
OCLC Number: 9194793
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 128 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 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 --
Revival.
Responsibility: by Grant Lyons ; illustrated with photographs.

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Discusses the culture and history of the Tlingit, Tsimshian, Kwakiutl, Salish, and other Indian peoples inhabiting the Pacific coast from Alaska to California.

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