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Title Chiefly feasts : the enduring Kwakiutl potlatch / edited by Aldona Jonaitis ; with essays by Douglas Cole ... [and others] ; contributions by Stacy Alyn Marcus, Judith Ostrowitz ; and special editorial help by Peter L. Macnair ; color photographs by Lynton Gardiner
Published Seattle : University of Washington Press ; New York : American Museum of Natural History, [1991]


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Description 300 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 x 27 cm
Contents The spelling of Kwak̓wala / Wayne Suttles -- Chiefly feasts : the creation of an exhibition / Aldona Jonaitis -- Streams of property, armor of wealth : the traditional Kwakiutl potlatch / Douglas Cole -- George Hunt, collector of Indian specimens / Ira Jacknis -- The contemporary potlatch / Gloria Cranmer Webster -- Postscript : the treasures of Siwidi / Judith Ostrowitz and Aldona Jonaitis
Notes Catalog of a travelling exhibition held at the American Museum of Natural History, New York, October-February 1992 and others
Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 289-295
Subject Carving (Decorative arts) -- British Columbia.
Indian art -- British Columbia
Kwakiutl art.
Kwakiutl Indians -- Rites and ceremonies.
Potlatch -- British Columbia.
Sculpture, Primitive -- British Columbia.
Author Cole, Douglas, 1938-1997.
Jonaitis, Aldona, 1948-
American Museum of Natural History.
LC no. 91016778
ISBN 0295971142 (cloth : alk. paper)
0295971150 (paperback: alk. paper)