By Robert H. Ruby,John A. Brown,Cary C Collins,Clifford Earl Trafzer
The local peoples of the Pacific Northwest inhabit an unlimited area extending from the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean, and from California to British Columbia. For greater than 20 years, A advisor to the Indian Tribes of the Pacific Northwest has served as a customary reference on those different peoples. Now, within the wake of renewed tribal self-determination, this revised variation displays the various fresh political, monetary, and cultural advancements shaping those local communities.
From such famous tribes because the Nez Perces and Cayuses to lesser-known bands formerly presumed "extinct," this advisor bargains specified descriptions, in alphabetical order, of a hundred and fifty Pacific Northwest tribes. each one access presents info at the heritage, situation, demographics, and cultural traditions of the actual tribe.
Among the hot positive factors provided listed below are an accelerated number of images, up-to-date studying lists, and a revised pronunciation consultant. whereas carrying on with to supply succinct histories of every tribe, the amount now additionally covers such contemporary—and occasionally controversial—issues as Indian gaming and NAGPRA. With its emphasis on local voices and tribal revitalization, this re-creation of the consultant to the Indian Tribes of the Pacific Northwest is sure to be a definitive reference for a few years to come.
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