Be of Good Mind

Be of Good Mind

Essays on the Coast Salish

Book - 2007
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In this book, anthropologists, archaeologists, historians, linguists,and Aboriginal leaders focus on how Coast Salish lives and identitieshave been influenced by the two colonizing nations (Canada and theUS)nbsp;and by shifting Aboriginal circumstances. Contributors pointto the continual reshaping of Coast Salish identities and ourunderstandings of them through litigation and language revitalization,as well as community efforts to reclaim their connections with theenvironment. They point to significant continuity of networks ofkinfolk, spiritual practices, and understandings of landscape. This isthe first book-length effort to directly incorporate Aboriginalperspectives and a broad interdisciplinary approach to research aboutthe Coast Salish.
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, c2007
ISBN: 9780774813235
Branch Call Number: 970.171 BE 2007
Characteristics: x, 323 p. : ill., maps
Additional Contributors: Miller, Bruce Granville 1951-, ed

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This collection of essays directly incorporates Aboriginal perspectives in its examination of the history, culture and identity of the First Nations peoples living in western Washington and British Columbia.


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