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Tales of ghosts : First Nations art in British Columbia, 1922-61

Author: Ronald William Hawker
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, [2008], ©2003.
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An insightful examination of the complex functions of Northwest Coast art objects produced between 1922 and 1961, and a vital addition to First Nations and Canadian history.


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Genre/Form: Livre électronique (Descripteur de forme)
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald William Hawker
OCLC Number: 757056433
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 10 oct. 2008).
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: IllustrationsAcknowledgments1 Introduction2 The Cranmer Potlatch and Indian Agent Halliday's Display3 Totem Poles in Stanley Park4 Northwest Coast Art as National Heritage: Two Federal Projects of the Late 1920s5 The New Deals: George Raley and Depression-era Reform in British Columbia6 Alice Ravenhill and the BCIAWS7 Mathias Joe, Mungo Martin, and George Clutesi: "Art" as Resistance8 UBC, the BCPM, and the Totem Pole Carver Training Program9 The Totem Pole Preservation Committee and the Case of the Gitanyow10 Tales of Ghosts That Hover in the World Like Fading SmokeAppendices:A Map showing First Nations groups in British ColumbiaB Chronology of First Nations art in British Columbia, 1921-61NotesBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Ronald W. Hawker.


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Ronald W. Hawker exposes and then considers the multiple ways in which meaning has been created and consumed around First Nations art objects by its viewing audiences. In so doing, he brings a new Read more...

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