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Author Anderson, Margaret, 1945-

Title Interpretive contexts for traditional and current coast Tsimshian feasts / Margaret Seguin
Published [Ottawa] : National Museums of Canada, 1985
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 114 pages) : illustrations
Series Canadian Ethnology Service paper, 0316-1862 ; no. 98 = Le Service canadien d'Ethnologie dossier ; no 98
National Museum of Man Mercury series, 0316-1854 = Musée national de l'Homme collection Mercure
Mercury series.
Paper (Canadian Ethnology Service) ; no. 98
Summary Describes the feast tradition of the Coast Tsimshian people based on fieldwork in Hartley Bay, BC. and on material from archival sources and previously published accounts. Includes a discussion of the cultural meaning of the traditional feast complex, a brief summary of feasting patterns over the last fifty years and a description of current feasts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 102-106)
Notes Print version record
Subject Indians of North America -- British Columbia -- Rites and ceremonies.
Potlatch -- British Columbia.
Tsimshian Indians -- Rites and ceremonies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1772822612 (electronic bk.)
9781772822618 (electronic bk.)