A Guide to the Indian Tribes of the Pacific Northwest.
by [Northwest Native American Reference] Ruby, Robert H. and John A. Brown.
University of Oklahoma Press,,
A Fine tight copy in a Near Fine dust jacket with light sunning to the edges. "A Guide to the Indian Tribes of the Pacific Northwest" serves as a standard reference on the diverse native peoples of the Northwest. In the wake of renewed tribal self-determination, this book reflects the many political, economic, and cultural developments shaping these Native communities. From such well-known tribes as the Nez Perces and Cayuses to lesser-known bands previously presumed "extinct," this guide offers detailed descriptions, in alphabetical order, of 150 Pacific Northwest tribes. Each entry provides information on the history, location, demographics, and cultural traditions of the particular tribe.The authors provide an alphabetical description and history of the Pacific Northwest tribes including many smaller tribes. They include information about tribal langluages, alternative names, house styles, diet, contacts with white explorers and much more.
Edition: First Printing of the First Edition
Book Id: 24412