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3 edition of The Kwakiutl found in the catalog.

The Kwakiutl

by Stanley Walens

  • 173 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Chelsea House Pub (T) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Indians of North America,
  • Kwakiutl Indians

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8158403M
    ISBN 100791003841
    ISBN 109780791003848

    In his book Crooked Beak of Heaven, Bill Holm describes the sound of the rattle as being a "direct contact with the supernatural.": The box drum is another instrument central to Kwakwaka'wakw music. It is usually made from cedar, which has a spiritual significance for the Kwakwaka'wakw Peoples (see Kwakwaka'wakw mythology). A large number. The Kwakiutl: Indians of British Columbia Author Rohner, Ronald P.; Bettauer, Evelyn C Format/binding Couverture souple Book condition Used - Neuf Quantity available 1 Binding Paperback ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher Waveland Press Inc Place of Publication Prospect Heights, Il, U.s.a. Date published Keywords.

    The Kwakiutl Indians. [G S Prentzas] -- Examines the life and culture of the Kwakiutl Indians. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. A Kwakiutl canoe Summary Three people in canoe with sail(?), British Columbia. Contributor Names Book/Printed Material Ethnology of the Kwakiutl, based on data collected by George Hunt, Also available in digital form.

    [Kwakiutl Indians in boat, British Columbia] Contributor Names Curtis, Edward S., , photographer Created / Published c Subject Headings Book/Printed Material Ethnology of the Kwakiutl, based on data. Is your class studying about the Kwakiutl tribe? Your students will love this resource packed with informational articles, engaging activities, vocabulary posters, and a flip book!The Pacific Northwest coast was home to the Kwakiutl people. It included the state of Washington and part of Canada. The /5(12).


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The Kwakiutl by Stanley Walens Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is an ethnographic description of a group of Kwakiutl Indians living in Gilford, British Columbia, a coastal fishing community in the s. The Rohners lived in Cited by: The Kwakiutl book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. An excellent portrayal of the life and values of a Kwakiutl group. Gilford Is /5. The Kwakiutl Paperback – January 1, by Stanley Walens (Author)5/5(1).

The Kwakiutl inhabit an area which at The stories in this book relate the traditional tales which Mr James Wallas has learned from his elders, who lived in Quatsino Sound and on Hope Island/5. An anthropological case study of a British Columbian Indian tribe of fishing people known as Kwakiutls.

From inside the book What people are saying - Write a review. Raven (Kwekwaxa'we in the Kwakiutl language, also spelled Kewkwaxa'we or Kwêkwaxâ'wê): Raven is the culture hero of the Kwakiutl and other Northwest Coast tribes.

He is a benevolent figure who helps the people, but at the same time, he is also a trickster character and many Kwakwaka'wakw stories about Raven have to do with his frivolous or poorly thought out behavior getting him into trouble.

Kwakiutl First Nation. likes 36 talking about this. We are the Kwakiutl First Nation. Located on the North Eastern Shores of Vancouver ers: Kwakiutl, self-name Kwakwaka’wakw, North American Indians who traditionally lived in what is now British Columbia, Canada, along the shores of the waterways between Vancouver Island and the mainland.

Their name for themselves means “those who speak Kwakwala.” Although the name Kwakiutl is often applied to all the peoples of that group, it is the name of only one band of Kwakwaka’wakw. Kwakiutl Art. Seattle: University of Washington Press. ISBN Jonaitis, Aldona.

From the Land of the Totem Poles: The Northwest Coast Indian Art Collection at the American Museum of Natural History. New York: American Museum of Natural History. ISBN Penney, David W. North American Indian Art. Examines the history, changing fortunes, and current situation of the Kwakiutl Indians.

Includes a picture essay of their crafts Studying the Kwakiutl -- People of the salmon -- The soft gold rush -- Settlement and dispossession -- The potlatch era -- Into the futurePages: Filed under: Kwakiutl Indians -- Social life and customs.

The Social Organization and the Secret Societies of the Kwakiutl Indians, by Franz Boas (multiple formats at ) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms.

Filed under: Indians of North America -- British Columbia. There are not many books for kids specifically about the Kwakiutl tribe. Older kids may want to read The Kwakiutl Indians of British Columbia, a book for adults about Kwakiutl culture and history.

Kwakiutl Ethnography book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(7). This article is about the spiritual beliefs, histories and practices in Kwakwaka'wakw Kwakwaka'wakw are a group of Indigenous nations, numbering about 5, who live in the central coast of British Columbia on northern Vancouver Island and the mainland.

Kwakwaka'wakw translates into "Kwak'wala speaking tribes." However, the tribes are single autonomous nations and do not view. The Kwakiutl of Vancouver Island book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

The Kwakiutl of Vancouver Island. : Franz Boas. The Kwakiutl. [Stanley Walens; Frank W Porter] -- Examines the history, changing fortunes, and current situation of the Kwakiutl Indians. Includes a picture essay of their crafts.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Ethnology of the Kwakiutl, based on data collected by George Hunt book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Ethnology of the Kwakiut Format: Kindle Edition.

The Kwakiutl. [Doraine Bennett] -- An introduction to the history, social life and customs, and present life of the Kwakiutl Indians. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. KWAKIUTL TALES by Franz Boas [] This is a collection of myths and folklore from the Kwakiutl Native Americans of British Columbia, Canada.

They originally resided on the northern end of Vancouver Island and the adjacent coast. The texts were collected and translated by Franz Boas, who was one of the founders of modern anthropology and.

In his often cited book, The Kwakiutl of Vancouver Island (), Franz Boas concludes with two chapters on fishing and hunting. The Kwakiutl shared salmon fishing rights on Gwa'ni and owned eulachon fishing stations at Dzawadi. Within that audience, though, this book is a must, as Boas was the foremost cataloguer of Kwakiutl culture.

I've read parts of Boas' work through the years, and I've certainly heard it referred to in many other words about NW Coast Indians. The illustrations alone are worth the book's cost.5/5(3).The continuity of the Kwakiutl culture is best illustrated by its extraordinary artifacts.

Each work of Kwakiutl art fits within a specific cultural framework. This book will foster a readers' appreciation of these unique and very artistic people, their culture, and their beautiful creations/5(3).The beings that make up Kwakiutl mythology are remarkably diverse.

Accounts of their interactions with humans and each other are passed along through stories that not only form the basis of traditional Kwakiutl spiritual and ceremonial life and lore, but also connect Kwakiutl families to their ancestral pasts.

Many contemporary Kwakiutl identify themselves as Christians but incorporate.