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Author Altman, Heidi M., 1965-

Title Eastern Cherokee fishing / Heidi M. Altman
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 138 pages) : illustrations
Series Contemporary American Indian studies
Contemporary American Indian studies.
Contents Introduction -- Cherokee history and the changing environment : effects on fish and fishing -- Subsistence, material culture, and fishing practices -- Cherokee traditional ecological knowledge and fishing : "there's a lot to that; you gotta know the signs" -- Tourism, fishing, and contemporary Cherokee identity : the discourse of enterprise and reserve -- Conclusions
Summary Includes life histories, folktales, and reminiscences about fish gathered from interviews with Cherokee and non-Cherokee people, this book provides a picture of the changes in the Qualla Boundary (Eastern Band of the) Cherokee. It examines the role these changes have played in the traditions and lives of the contemporary Cherokees
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-136) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Cherokee Indians -- Fishing.
Cherokee Indians -- Material culture.
Traditional ecological knowledge -- North Carolina.
Traditional fishing -- North Carolina.
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians -- History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005031395
ISBN 0817315144
0817380450 (electronic bk.)
9780817380458 (electronic bk.)